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Deforestation as a result of burning and land conversion in the tropics and subtropics has been widely studied and active restoration of forests has been widely promoted. Besides other benefits, reforestation can sequester carbon thereby reducing CO2...

Person: Zaloumis, Bond
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The Cerrado (Brazilian savanna) is a biodiversity hotspot with a history of fire that goes back as far as 10 million years. Fire has influenced the evolution of several aspects of the vegetation, including reproduction and life cycles. This study...

Person: Fichino, Dombroski, Pivello, Fidelis
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Seeds of some eastern Australian Grevillea species show the characteristics of non-deep physiological dormancy, which is broken by exposure to heat shock and/or smoke. The current study tested whether the restrictive effect of the seed coat on...

Person: Briggs, Morris, Stone
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Africa has the most extensive C4 grassy biomes of any continent. They are highly flammable accounting for greater than 70% of the world's burnt area. Much of Africa's savannas and grasslands occur in climates warm enough and wet enough to...

Person: Bond, Zaloumis
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Prescribed Burning Act of 1990 ... A blue-ribbon committee translated these prescribed burning concerns into proposed legislation that was introduced into the 1990 legislative session. Representative Frances L. "Chance”...

Person: Brenner, Wade
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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Year: 1979
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Seedling recruitment plays a crucial role in recovering plant communities after disturbance. As a natural disturbance, fire can mediate species composition in fescue prairie. However, little was known about the effects of important fire cues on...

Person: Ren, Bai
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The prevailing paradigm in the western U.S. is that the increase in stand-replacing wildfires in historically frequent-fire dry forests is due to unnatural fuel loads that have resulted from management activities including fire suppression, logging,...

Person: Kalies, Yocom Kent
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

An assessment of outcomes from research projects funded by the Joint Fire Science Program was conducted to determine whether or not science has been used to inform management and policy decisions and to explore factors that facilitate use of fire...

Person: Hunter
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Ecosystems perturbed from their natural disturbance regimes are more vulnerable to establishment and dominance of exotic plant species. Restoration efforts that reintroduce fire have achieved mixed success in reducing the abundance of exotic plants....

Person: Guthrie, Crandall, Knight
Year: 2016
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS