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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. IV. Effects of controlled burning on secondary thicket in upland Acacia woodland.

Published online: 27 Nov 1967

Authors: Thomas, D. B. & Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations on two burning regimes during a 3-year period in Machakos district (5200 ft. alt., rainfall 25 in./year) showed that these thickets can b...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 4. Effects of controlled burning on secondary thicket in upland Acacia woodland.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Thomas, D. B. & Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Smoke in a new era of fire people.

Published online: 07 Mar 2018

Authors: Hessburg, P. & Larkin, S. & Varner, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Smoke from fire can sharply reduce air quality by releasing particulate matter, one of the most dangerous types of air pollution for human health. A t...

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Optimising the spatial planning of prescribed burns to achieve multiple objectives in a fire-dependent ecosystem.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Williams, B. A. & Shoo, L. P. & Wilson, K. A. & Beyer, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is potential for negative consequences for the ecological integrity of fire-dependent ecosystems as a result of inappropriate fire regimes. This...

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Testing liana cutting and controlled burning as silvicultural treatments for a logged forest in the eastern Amazon.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Gerwing, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the eastern Brazilian Amazon, logged forests frequently include patches where liana density is particularly high. In these so-called liana tangles,...

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The modelled effects of differing fire management strategies on the conifer Callitris verrucosa within semi-arid mallee vegetation in Australia.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Bradstock, R. A. & Bedward, M. & Cohn, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Callitris verrucosa is an obligate-seeder co-dominant within flammable semi-arid mallee shrublands in southern Australia. We sought to determine if th...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. V. Effects of controlled burning and grazing management on Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket.

Published online: 12 Nov 1970

Authors: Pratt, D. J. & Knight. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes an experiment in which three burns, preliminary slashing [cutting by machete 2-3 ft. above ground], and browsing by goats were combined betw...

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Genetic erosion and escalating extinction risk in frogs with increasing wildfire frequency.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Potvin, D. A. & Parris, K. M. & Date, K. L. S. & Keely, C. C. & Bray, R. D. & Hale, J. & Hunjan, S. & Austin, J. J. & Melville, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildfires are increasing in both frequency and intensity in many ecosystems, with climate change models predicting further escalations in fire-prone e...

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Bush control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 5. Effects of controlled burning and grazing management on Tarchonanthus / Acacia thicket.

Published online: 07 Sep 1972

Authors: Pratt, D. J. & Knight, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The canopy of a Tarchonanthus/Acacia thicket on Kenya grazing land was opened up by a series of controlled burns. Two burns killed >50% of the orig...

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Using stochastic dynamic programming to determine optimal fire management for Banksia ornata.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: McCarthy, M. A. & Possingham, H. P. & Gill, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the population dynamics of Banksia ornata was developed, using stochastic dynamic programming (a state-dependent decision-making tool), to ...

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