How resilient are southwestern ponderosa pine forests after crown fires?

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Savage, M; Mast, J N;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California

The exclusion of low-severity surface fire from ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa P. & C. Lawson) forests of the Southwest has changed ecosystem structure and function such that severe crown fires are increasingly causing extensive stand mortality. This altered fire regim... View more
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