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We review research on growing and burning herbaceous and woody energy plants, and compare the harmful substance emissions into the air while burning these plants. Research results of biomass combustion and reed usage as an environmentally-friendly fuel...

Person: Jasinskas, Ulozeviciute, Rutkauskas
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire is a frequent and severe disturbance that affects plants on large scales, especially in Mediterranean-type ecosystems (MTE). Plants have evolved traits that confer resilience to fire and other disturbances, ensuring their persistence in fire-prone...

Person: Ne'eman, Lev-Yadun, Arianoutsou
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The Encyclopedia of Southern fire Science (ESFS) is a web/based resource containing approximately 600 webpages of peer-reviewed fire science knowledge about the southern United States. Much of the information is equally...

Person: Reid
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

• Smoke-derived compounds provide a strong chemical signal to seeds in the soil seed bank, allowing them to take advantage of the germination niche created by the occurrence of fire. The germination stimulatory activity of smoke can largely be...

Person: Soos, Sebestyen, Posta, Kohout, Light, van Staden, Balazs
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

In fire-prone ecosystems, many species require signals such as heat or smoke to cue seedling establishment to the relatively favorable post fire environment. Grassland ecosystems are often maintained by recurring fire and many grassland species are...

Person: Schwilk, Zavala
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Intraspecific trait variability has a fundamental contribution to the overall trait variability. However, little is known concerning the relative role of local (e.g. disturbances and species interaction) and regional (biogeographical) processes in...

Person: Moreira, Tavsanoglu, Pausas
Year: 2012
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We studied the effect of heat shock and wood-fueled smoke on the emergence of native and exotic plant species in soil samples obtained in an evergreen matorral of central Chile that has been free of fire for decades. It is located on the eastern...

Person: Figueroa, Cavieres
Year: 2012
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

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

1. The South and Middle American tropics contain the world's largest area of moist savanna. Despite an apparent uniformity in appearance, floristic groupings can be detected and four zones are provisionally outlined with a number of characteristic...

Person: Furley
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS