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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 need for a consistent fire policy for Cerrado conservation.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Durigan, G. & Ratter, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Cerrado is a fire-dependent savanna requiring a clear and urgent fire management policy. The extensive misuse of fire for deforestation or pasture...

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Canadian Wildland Fire Strategy: a 10-year review and renewed call to action.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Published by: Canada, Canadian Council of Forest Ministers

Content type: Miscellaneous

Over the past 10 years, Canada has witnessed a serious and sustained increase in extreme wildland fire behaviour and wildland-urban interface (WUI) ev...

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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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Waterfowl populations are resilient to immediate and lagged impacts of wildfires in the boreal forest.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Lewis, T. L. & Schmutz, J. A. & Amundson, C. L. & Lindberg, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildfires are the principal disturbance in the boreal forest, and their size and frequency are increasing as the climate warms. Impacts of fires on bo...

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Incorporating disturbance into trophic ecology: fire history shapes mesopredator suppression by an apex predator.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Geary, W. L. & Ritchie, E. G. & Lawton, J. A. & Healey, T. R. & Nimmo, D. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apex predators can suppress smaller bodied "mesopredators." In doing so, they can provide refuge to species preyed upon by mesopredators, which is par...

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Successional specialization in a reptile community cautions against widespread planned burning and complete fire suppression.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Smith, A. L. & Bull, C. M. & Driscoll, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation of biodiversity in fire-prone regions depends on understanding responses to fire in animal communities and the mechanisms governing these...

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Co-designed management scenarios shape the responses of seasonally dry forests to changing climate and fire regimes.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Maxwell, C. J. & Serra-Diaz, J. M. & Scheller, R. M. & Thompson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is altering disturbance regimes and recovery rates of forests globally. The future of these forests will depend on how climate change i...

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Herbivore culling influences spatio-temporal patterns of fire in a semiarid savanna.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Smit, I. P. J. & Archibald, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire and herbivory are competitive processes in grassy ecosystems as they both consume above-ground biomass. Despite this interaction between fire and...

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Using fire return interval departure (FRID) analysis to map spatial and temporal changes in fire frequency on national forest lands in California.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Safford, H. D. & Water, K. M. van de

Content type: Bulletin

In California, fire regimes and related ecosystem processes have been altered by land use practices associated with Euro-American settlement, and clim...

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