The Role of Fire in the California Pine Forests: USDA Bulletin

Show, S.B. and E.I. Kotok

Published by Washington: Government Printing Office, 1924
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Title: The Role of Fire in the California Pine ...

Publisher: Washington: Government Printing Office

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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8vo softcover. Tan printed wraps. United States Department of Agriculture Bulletin, December, 1924. Very Good/: covers exhibit some spotting/light soiling and a few short closed tears. Prev. owner name to front cover and opening lines from Kilmer's 'Trees' lightly penciled in on rear cover. Text itself clean, bright & unmarked. Frontis Photograph; Plates; Literature Sited. 80pp. Agriculture Bulletin No. 1294 devoted solely to fire management in pine forests. Topics covered include Fire History; Virgin Forests; Second-Growth Stands; Fire Damage in Cut-Over Areas; Brush Fields; Damage to Watersheds; Light Burning; Possible Beneficial Uses of Fire; Relation of Damage to Forest Management. Illustrated with 14 b/w photographic plates and numerous tables & charts. Author S.B. Show is a silviculturist and Kotok is a Forest Service Inspector. A very nice copy of a scarce work on fire science/forest management which also offers an historical perspective of the issues. CALIFORNIA NATURAL HISTORY SILVICULTURE FOREST MANAGEMENT #110011. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-6108758583

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