Image Number: 4799065

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Descriptor:
Prescribed Fire
Description:
Fire consumes or "cooks" advanced regeneration and residual spruce, killing the trees and the mistletoe in them, allowing the stand to develop free of disease.
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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Santalales
Family: Viscaceae
Genus: Arceuthobium
Subject: Arceuthobium spp. Bieb.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Picea
Subject: Picea mariana (P. Mill.) B.S.P.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 1, 1990
Image last updated:
Tuesday, August 15, 2000