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Fire is an important component of most Australian terrestrial ecosystems and exerts a major influence on plant recruitment in these systems. Seeds of species from Australian heath, woodland and grassland systems have a diverse response to fire-related...

Person: Tierney
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This study is centred on Quercus robur, Q. pyrenaica and Q. ilex that have a distribution area covering all Europe. Fire is a frequent ecological factor in many ecosystems, especially in those with Mediterranean climates. Our working hypothesis is that...

Person: Reyes, Casal
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper describes the effects of temperature and simple or multiple dormancy-breaking treatments (potassium nitrate, surgical treatment, gibberellic acid (GA3), after-ripening at 45°C and nitrogen dioxide gas) on germination of five endemic and...

Person: Cochrane, Probert
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Austrostipa compressa, a native ephemeral of southwest Western Australia was stimulated to germinate under a range of temperatures, in the presence of light, and exposure to smoke-water. This combination of environmental cues results in winter-maximum...

Person: Smith, Bell, Loneragan
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire has been shown to stimulate seed germination in a number of fire-prone ecosystems, mainly in Mediterranean type shrublands and, though not exclusively, in hardseeded species. Stimulation by heat, or by chemical constituents of charred wood and...

Person: Overbeck, Muller, Pillar, Pfadenhauer
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Soil seed banks that persist after a fire are important in fire-prone habitats as they minimise the risk of decline or local extinction in plants, should the fire-free interval be less than the primary juvenile periods of the species. In two common...

Person: Auld, Denham
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Hourly measurements of organic and elemental carbon (OC and EC) in fine particles (PM2.5) were conducted at an urban site of Incheon, Korea, between June 2004 and October 2004, using a Sunset Lab semi-continuous carbon field instrument with a...

Person: Kim, Kim, Lee, Park
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is one of the key disturbances affecting aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) forest ecosystems within western Canadian wildlands, including Elk Island National Park. Prescribed fire use is a tool available to modify aspen forests, yet clearly...

Person: Andrews, Butler, Otway, Bork, Anderson, Alexander
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A year-long sampling and analysis of 24 h airborne particles equal to or less than 10 mm (

Person: Villalobos-Pietrini, Amador-Munoz, Waliszewski, Hernandez-Mena, Munive-Colin, Gomez-Arroyo, Bravo-Cabrera, Frias-Villegas
Year: 2006
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.122) ... 'In recent years, the debate over Indian fire has continued in the context of discussions of the Wilderness Act of 1964. It is basically a dispute over whether or not Indian fires were a 'natural' form of fire...

Person: Krech, Krech
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS