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Grassland fire dynamics in the Serengeti ecosystem, and a potential method of retrospectively estimating fire energy.

Published online: 06 Jul 1990

Authors: Stronach, N. R. H. & McNaughton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland plots in the Serengeti National Park were burnt at the beginning of the 1986 dry season during the period of max. fire frequency. The availa...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. II. Copper smelter waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Goodman, G. T. & Gemmell, R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale grassland trials, using applications of organic materials and pulverized fuel ash on copper smelter waste, were set up in the Lower Swanse...

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The maintenance of grassland on smelter wastes in the Lower Swansea Valley. 3. Zinc smelter waste.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Gemmell, R. P. & Goodman, G. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale trials, using applications of organic materials and pulverized fuel ash on Zn smelter waste, were set up in the Lower Swansea Valley, UK, ...

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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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Matrix modelling of prescribed burning in Calluna vulgaris-dominated moorland: short burning rotations minimize carbon loss at increased wildfire frequencies.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Allen, K. A. & Harris, M. P. K. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Moorlands store large amounts of carbon providing a valuable ecosystem service. In the UK, prescribed burning is often used to manage moorlands, which...

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Chaparral bird community responses to prescribed fire and shrub removal in three management seasons.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Newman, E. A. & Potts, J. B. & Tingley, M. W. & Vaughn, C. & Stephens, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Chaparral, a type of shrubland common throughout the California Floristic Province, is subject to management and removal in regions where wildfire thr...

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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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Effects of large herbivores on fire regimes and wildfire mitigation.

Published online: 03 Jan 2022

Authors: Rouet-Leduc, J. & Pe'er, G. & Moreira, F. & Bonn, A. & Helmer, W. & Zadeh, S. A. A. S. & Zizka, A. & Plas, F. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandonment of agricultural land is widespread in many parts of the world, leading to shrub and tree encroachment. The increase of flammable plant bio...

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The perpetual forest: using undesirable species to bridge restoration.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Kirkman, L. K. & Mitchell, R. J. & Kaeser, M. J. & Pecot, S. D. & Coffey, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conversion of established forests of undesirable species composition or structure to a multi-age, native forest community is a common restoration goal...

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Influence of grazing and vegetation type on post-fire flammability.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Kirkpatrick, J. B. & Marsden-Smedley, J. B. & Leonard, S. W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural area managers use fire and grazing to achieve nature conservation/production goals and to prevent the loss of life and property. Yet, little i...

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