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FIRETOOL: an expert system for the use of prescribed fires in Brazilian savannas.

Published online: 10 Aug 1996

Authors: Pivello, V. R. & Norton, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A prototype expert system, FIRETOOL, was developed to help decision makers and managers use prescribed burns for the ecological management of Brazilia...

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Past tree influence and prescribed fire mediate biotic interactions and community reassembly in a grassland-restoration experiment.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Halpern, C. B. & Antos, J. A. & McKenzie, D. & Olson, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woody plant encroachment of grasslands is occurring globally, with profound ecological consequences. Attempts to restore herbaceous dominance may fail...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 3. Control of Disperma in semi-desert dwarf shrub grassland.

Published online: 13 Jan 1967

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of controlling the shrub Disperma sp. (near D. eremophilum Milne-Redhead) by hand clearing and 3 mechanical methods on ground-cover compositio...

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More bang for the land manager's buck: disturbance autocorrelation can be used to achieve management objectives at no additional cost.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Garrison, A. & Miller, A. & Roxburgh, S. H. & Shea, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecologists have long studied the effects of disturbance on species diversity. More recently, researchers have become interested in understanding how t...

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Silviculture to restore oak woodlands and savannas.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Dey, D. C. & Knapp, B. O. & Stambaugh, M. C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

We present a perspective on how to approach developing silvicultural prescriptions for restoring oak woodlands and savannas. A large degree of success...

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Letting giants be - rethinking active fire management of old-growth eucalypt forest in the Australian tropics.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Tng, D. Y. P. & Goosem, S. & Jordan, G. J. & Bowman, D. M. J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Using stochastic dynamic programming to determine optimal fire management for Banksia ornata.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: McCarthy, M. A. & Possingham, H. P. & Gill, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the population dynamics of Banksia ornata was developed, using stochastic dynamic programming (a state-dependent decision-making tool), to ...

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Population dynamics of Eupatorium odoratum in successional environments following slash and burn agriculture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Kushwaha, S. P. S. & Ramakrishnan, P. S. & Tripathi, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recruitment, mortality, population flux and reproductive efficiency of Eupatorium odoratum was investigated in plant successions occurring after slash...

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Bush-control studies in the drier areas of Kenya. 6. Effects of fenuron (3-phenyl-1,1-dimethylurea.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Pratt, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In field tests with fenuron pellets, Commiphora spp., Maytenus putterlickioides, Premna oligotricha and Tarchonanthus camphoratus were mostly tolerant...

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Succession of disturbed and undisturbed chalk grassland at Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve: dynamics of species changes.

Published online: 15 Dec 1990

Authors: Ward, L. K. & Jennings, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The first 14 years of secondary succession, from 1969 to 1982, are described in a randomized block design experiment on chalk grassland at Aston Rowan...

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