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The ecology and silviculture of oaks.

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This book contains is the third edition and is a reorganization and expansion of earlier editions. It contains 15 chapters from the earlier 10. The new chapters emphasize topics previously given briefer treatment. Expanded topics include artificial regeneration, fire effects and prescribed burning, silvicultural methods for woodlands and savannas, forest health, and managing oaks in a changing cli...

Chapter 8 (Page no: 249)

Fire and oak forests.

This chapter describes the attributes of oak fire regimes; presents the history of fire and oaks; explores fire in the life cycle of oaks; and establishes the fire effects on ground flora, on tree quality, volume and value.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 8) Oak-dominated ecosystems. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 53) Regeneration ecology I: Flowering, fruiting and reproduction characteristics. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 121) Regeneration ecology II: Population dynamics. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 169) Site quality and productivity. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 195) Development of natural stands. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 225) Self-thinning and stand density. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 296) Even-aged silvicultural methods. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 335) Uneven-aged silvicultural methods. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 377) Artificial regeneration. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 409) Managing forest health. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 432) Silvicultural methods for oak savannahs and woodlands. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 455) Silvicultural methods for selected ecosystem services. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 511) Managing oak forests in a changing climate. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 530) Growth and yield. Author(s): Johnson, P. S., Shifley, S. R., Rogers, R., Dey, D. C., Kabrick, J. M.