Manzanita control in ponderosa: Prescribed burning used to kill brush and to deplete seed source in the soil and promote germination of pine seedlings
California Agriculture 12(2):12-12.
Published February 01, 1958
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Prescribed burning has been used successfully to manipulate brush in second-growth ponderosa pine to increase desirable plants; to kill mature brush plants; to kill brush seedlings and deplete the amount of seeds in the soil; and, at the same time, to prepare a better seedbed for pine seedling germination.