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Fire intensity, fire severity and ecosystem response in heathlands: factors affecting the regeneration of Calluna vulgaris.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Davies, G. M. & Smith, A. A. & MacDonald, A. J. & Bakker, J. D. & Legg, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Upland heaths in the UK are of significant conservation importance. Large areas are managed through prescribed burning to improve habitat and grazing ...

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Rate of spread of fires in Calluna vulgaris-dominated moorlands.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Davies, G. M. & Legg, C. J. & Smith, A. A. & MacDonald, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Calluna-dominated heaths occur throughout Europe but are in decline across their range. There is growing interest in using prescribed burning for thei...

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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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Fire and non-native grass invasion interact to suppress tree regeneration in temperate deciduous forests.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Flory, S. L. & Clay, K. & Emery, S. M. & Robb, J. R. & Winters, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While many ecosystems depend on fire to maintain biodiversity, non-native plant invasions can enhance fire intensity, suppressing native species and g...

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Extreme prescribed fire during drought reduces survival and density of woody resprouters.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Twidwell, D. & Rogers, W. E. & Wonkka, C. L. & Taylor, C. A., Jr. & Kreuter, U. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management intervention in ecosystems with degraded environmental services requires innovative resource management strategies that go beyond conventio...

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Interacting livestock and fire may both threaten and increase viability of a fire-adapted Mediterranean carnivorous plant.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Paniw, M. & Quintana-Ascencio, P. F. & Ojeda, F. & Salguero-Gómez, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantifying interactive effects of environmental drivers on population dynamics can be critical for a robust analysis of population viability. Fire re...

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Revisiting the pyrodiversity-biodiversity hypothesis: long-term fire regimes and the structure of ant communities in a Neotropical savanna hotspot.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Maravalhas, J. & Vasconcelos, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The idea that variable fire regimes (pyrodiversity) may increase habitat heterogeneity and, consequently, increase biodiversity at the landscape level...

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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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Fuel, fire and cattle in African highlands: traditional management maintains a mosaic heathland landscape.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Johansson, M. U. & Granström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrubland ecosystems are often inherently flammable due to a canopy structure favourable for fire propagation. At the same time, the fuel bed is not s...

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Variation in the effects of vertebrate grazing on fire potential between grassland structural types.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Leonard, S. & Kirkpatrick, J. & Marsden-Smedley, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation fires can have major social, economic and ecological consequences. Research into fire behaviour has aimed to give managers greater ability ...

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