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The effect of fire season, fire frequency, rainfall and management on fire intensity in savanna vegetation in South Africa.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Govender, N. & Trollope, W. S. W. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is important for the maintenance and conservation of African savanna ecosystems. Despite the importance of fire intensity as a key element of the...

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Pyroganda: creating new terms and identities for promoting fire use in ecological fire management.

Published online: 04 Feb 2015

Authors: Ingalsbee, T.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Much of the language used by the wildland fire community and news media has implicit anti-fire bias that perpetuates anti-fire attitudes. In order to ...

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An examination of the potential efficacy of high-intensity fires for reversing woody encroachment in savannas.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Smit, I. P. J. & Asner, G. P. & Govender, N. & Vaughn, N. R. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Frequent fires are often proposed as a way of preventing woody encroachment in savannas, yet few studies have examined whether high-intensity fires ca...

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Habitat or fuel? Implications of long-term, post-fire dynamics for the development of key resources for fauna and fire.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Haslem, A. & Kelly, L. T. & Nimmo, D. G. & Watson, S. J. & Kenny, S. A. & Taylor, R. S. & Avitabile, S. C. & Callister, K. E. & Spence-Bailey, L. M. & Clarke, M. F. & Bennett, A. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managing fire to achieve hazard reduction while providing for biodiversity conservation is complex in fire-prone regions. This challenge is exacerbate...

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Indigenous brigades change the spatial patterns of wildfires, and the influence of climate on fire regimes.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Oliveira, M. R. & Ferreira, B. H. S. & Souza, E. B. & Lopes, A. A. & Bolzan, F. P. & Roque, F. O. & Pott, A. & Pereira, A. M. M. & Garcia, L. C. & Damasceno Júnior, G. A. & Costa, A. & Rocha, M. & Xavier, S. & Ferraz, R. A. & Ribeiro, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indigenous people have been managing fire-prone landscapes for millennia, especially in tropical savannas, thereby maintaining carbon stocks and pyrod...

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Fire variability, as well as frequency, can explain coexistence between seeder and resprouter life histories.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Tucker, C. M. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies in fire-prone Mediterranean ecosystems have repeatedly shown that the mean values of fire regimes (particularly frequency, but also size and i...

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The problems of prediction and scale in applied ecology: the example of fire as a management tool.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Freckleton, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper serves as a brief introduction to a set of four papers on the large-scale effects of fires as management tools. Two papers in this profile ...

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Floristic diversity in fire-sensitive eucalypt woodlands shows a 'U'-shaped relationship with time since fire.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Gosper, C. R. & Yates, C. J. & Prober, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding ecosystem responses to disturbance is important for effective management of biodiversity. Observed relationships between time since dist...

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Human and climate influences on frequent fire in a high-elevation tropical forest.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Yocom, L. L. & Fulé, P. Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Surface fire has increasingly been regarded as a critical threat to tropical forests, but much of the research documenting degradation of tropical for...

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Interactive effects of temporal and spatial fire characteristics on the population dynamics of a fire-dependent Cypress species.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Rodríguez-Buriticá, S. & Suding, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current predictions about climate change and its impact on fire regimes have spurred research on how increasing fire frequencies will affect the popul...

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