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From the text...'Big gaps still exist in the understanding of fire ecology, especially the seasonal aspects. Fire can have profoundly different effects on soil, plants and animals depending on when it occurs. Oftentimes the most ecological gain...

Person: Ackerman
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fynbos is the dominant vegetation type in the Cape floristic region. Periodic fires are a natural phenomenon in fynbos and fire-stimulated seed germination has been reported for a number of fynbos species. Amongst the factors proposed as being directly...

Person: Brown
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Periodic fires are a natural phenomenon in fynbos, which is the dominant vegetation type in the Cape floristic region. Fire-stimulated germination has been reported for a number of fynbos species. The promotion of seed germination in the fynbos fire...

Person: Brown
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Lantana montevidensis Briq. is an endemic species of the brazilian <<cerrado>> (savannah) that usually flowers abundantly after burning of the vegetation. Several possible effects of fire on the induction of flowering in this species were...

Person: Haddad, Valio
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In A. capitata the protracted juvenile phase, the longevity of plants and their effective vegetative fire regeneration, are all possibly adaptively linked to poor sexual reproduction. After a fire-free period of more than ten years, averages of only 4....

Person: de Lange, Boucher
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Germination responses of species from native plant communities of southwestern Western Australia can be related to syndromes of life history, fire response, and seed storage, and also to factors related to environmental stress. The Mediterranean-type...

Person: Bell, Plummer, Taylor
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In this paper we briefly review current knowledge concerning the possible consequences of a changing climate for terrestrial ecosystems. Forests and grasslands of western North America figure prominently in the discussion, but our intent is to consider...

Person: Perry, Borchers
Year: 1990
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The looming possibility of global warming raises legitimate concerns for the future of the forest resource in Canada. While evidence of a global warming trend is not conclusive at this time, governments would be wise to anticipate, and begin planning...

Person: Stocks
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The boreal forests of Russia play a prominent role in the global carbon cycle and the flux of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. Large areas of Russian forest burn annually, and contributions to the net flux of carbon to the atmosphere may be...

Person: Dixon, Krankina
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Since 1977, the extent of forest wildfires in the boreal and western regions of North America increased by 6 to 9x over long-term trends, and an estimated 132x106 ha of temperate and boreal forest burned across the northern hemisphere. Emissions during...

Person: Auclair, Carter
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS