Fire: the most ancient tool [Chapter 19]
Document Type: Book Chapter
Author(s): A. Savory; J. Butterfield
Editor(s): A. Savory; J. Butterfield
Publication Year: 1999

Cataloging Information

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • air quality
  • Arizona
  • Australia
  • biomass
  • chemistry
  • decay
  • disturbance
  • ecosystem dynamics
  • energy
  • erosion
  • fire adaptations (plants)
  • fire dependent species
  • fire frequency
  • fire intensity
  • fire management
  • fire sensitive plants
  • grasslands
  • grazing
  • humidity
  • hunting
  • ignition
  • lightning caused fires
  • litter
  • mineral soils
  • minerals
  • nutrient cycling
  • overstory
  • perennial plants
  • plant communities
  • pollution
  • post fire recovery
  • predation
  • presettlement vegetation
  • rangelands
  • savannas
  • soils
  • species diversity (plants)
  • water
  • wildfires
  • woody plants
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Tall Timbers Record Number: 14480
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Savory, A., and J. Butterfield. 1999. Fire: the most ancient tool [Chapter 19], in A Savory and J Butterfield eds., Holistic management: a new framework for decision making. Washington, DC, Island Press, p. 182-194.