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The Center for Native Grasslands Management

Title: Time of burning as it affects soil moisture in upland bluestem prairie in the Flint Hills
Year: 1965
Author(s): Anderson, K.L.
Source Title: Journal of Range Management
Source Type: Journal
pages: 311-316
Original Publication: http://  
Abstract: Burning bluestem range reduces soil moisture. Study of long-continued annual burning in the winter and at various spring dates shows that earliest burnings cause greatest reductions. Foot-by-foot moisture levels in the upper 5 feet of soil during a 4-year period are considered.