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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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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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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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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 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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Small-scale fire temperature patterns in upland Quercus communities.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Franklin, S. B. & Robertson, P. A. & Fralish, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two upland second-growth Quercus alba sites in the Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee were prescribed burned du...

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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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Wildland fire effects on forest structure over an altitudinal gradient, Grand Canyon National Park, USA.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Fulé, P. Z. & Laughlin, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of wildland fire to forests is a challenge when historical fire regimes have been altered. We studied four fires that burned over approxim...

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The changes in species composition mediate direct effects of climate change on future fire regimes of boreal forests in northeastern China.

Published online: 18 Jun 2021

Authors: Huang Chao & He, H. S. & Liang Yu & Hawbaker, T. J. & Henne, P. D. & Xu WenRu & Gong Peng & Zhu ZhiLiang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Direct effects of climate change (i.e. temperature rise, changes in seasonal precipitation, wind patterns and atmospheric stability) affect fire regim...

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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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