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Benefits of Fires

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Fire can benefit ecosystems by all of the following EXCEPT

A

removes understory debris.

B

activates fire dependent germination.

C

releases nutrients from understory debris.

D

controls insect pests by killing older or diseased trees.

E

slows the nitrogen cycle.