Time Of Burning As It Affects Soil Moisture in an Ordinary Upland Bluestem Prairie in the Flint Hills
AuthorAnderson, K. L.
Kansas State University Cattle Barn
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CitationAnderson, K. L. (1965). Time of burning as it affects soil moisture in an ordinary upland bluestem prairie in the Flint Hills. Journal of Range Management, 18(6), 311-316.
PublisherSociety for Range Management
JournalJournal of Range Management
AbstractBurning 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.