Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
2. Ahlgren, I. F., and C. E. Ahlgren. 1960. Ecological effects of forest fires. Bot. Rev. 26:483-533.
Apparent contradictions regarding the effect of fire on soil and living organisms are discussed. Each combination of region, climate, forest tree association, soil type, and plant species must be considered individually to draw proper conclusions. North American, as well as other literature is reviewed in detail. This paper provided a state-of-knowledge review through 1960. [K-L-S]