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Table 1 Summary of pre-treatment fuel characteristics between designated treatments across all study plots

From: How do fire behavior and fuel consumption vary between dormant and early growing season prescribed burns in the southern Appalachian Mountains?

Woody fuel characteristic (Brown 1974) Designated treatment Mean (± SE) Overall mean (± SE)
Litter load
[kg ha−1]
C 6707.2 (± 330.2) 6684.4 (± 179.7)
DS 6876.7 (± 292.2)
GS 6453.1 (± 315.4)
Woody fuelbed height
[cm]
C 13.0 (± 1.2) 14.1 (± 0.7)
DS 14.7 (± 1.3)
GS 14.6 (± 1.1)
1-h woody load
[kg ha−1]
C 551.1 (± 26.8) 604.4 (± 19.8)
DS 619.1 (± 32.1)
GS 642.0 (± 41.8)
10-h woody load
[kg ha−1]
C 1662.0 (± 127.2) 1881.7 (± 90.9)
DS 2191.3 (± 174.2)
GS 1765.9 (± 157.7)
100-h woody load
[kg ha−1]
C 3493.8 (± 390.0) 4941.0 (± 421.0)
DS 6355.4 (± 1,014.9)
GS 4856.0 (± 519.4)
1000-h woody load
[kg ha−1]
C 6356.4 (± 1,189.2) 5457.6 (± 540.6)
DS 5480.3 (± 887.6)
GS 4534.0 (± 665.0)