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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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Moisture availability and ecological restoration limit fine fuels and modelled wildfire intensity following non-native ungulate removal in Hawaii.

Published online: 19 Nov 2021

Authors: Zhu, T. R. & Litton, C. M. & Giardina, C. P. & Trauernicht, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The removal and exclusion of non-native ungulates for conservation of biodiversity is common globally, including on tropical Pacific Islands. However,...

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Invasive grass fuel loads suppress native species by increasing fire intensity and soil heating.

Published online: 04 Nov 2021

Authors: Tomat-Kelly, G. & Dillon, W. W. & Flory, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-native invasive grasses are driving intense fires across the globe but the impacts of native versus invader-fuelled fires on community assemblages...

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The effects of alien shrub invasions on vegetation structure and fire behaviour in South African fynbos shrublands: a simulation study.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: Wilgen, B. W. van & Richardson, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

South African fynbos vegetation, principally Protea repens and P. neriifolia, is fire-prone and susceptible to invasion by alien shrubs. Changes in bi...

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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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Long-term responses of Mediterranean birds to forest fuel management.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Santana, J. & Porto, M. & Gordinho, L. & Reino, L. & Beja, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mechanical management of forest fuels is increasingly used in the Euro-Mediterranean region in response to the abandonment of traditional agroforestry...

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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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Soil temperatures during experimental bushfires in relation to fire intensity: consequences for legume germination and fire management in south-eastern Australia.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Bradstock, R. A. & Auld, T. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experimental fires were used to determine the influence of fire intensity and subcomponents of intensity (fuel consumption and rate of spread) on soil...

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Defoliation and burning effects on the tillering of Brachiaria decumbens.

Published online: 14 Jun 1988

Authors: Stür, W. W. & Humphreys, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Swards of B. decumbens cv. Basilisk were cut at 0 and 10 cm height and the cut material removed or cut, field-dried and burnt 0, 4 or 8 days after cut...

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