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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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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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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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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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Fire and biodiversity: responses of grass-layer beetles to experimental fire regimes in an Australian tropical savanna.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Orgeas, J. & Andersen, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Up to 50% or more of the savanna landscapes of northern Australia are burnt each year, but the effects of these fires on savanna faunas are poorly kno...

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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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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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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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Fire management in the Brazilian Savanna: first steps and the way forward.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Schmidt, I. B. & Moura, L. C. & Ferreira, M. C. & Eloy, L. & Sampaio, A. B. & Dias, P. A. & Berlinck, C. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several decades of frustrated attempts to prevent fires in the Brazilian Savanna (Cerrado) have led to deleterious ecological and management consequen...

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