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The increasing frequency of fires inhibits the estimation of carbon reserves in boreal forest ecosystems because fires release significant amounts of carbon into the atmosphere through combustion. However, less is known regarding the effects of...

Person: Xuedong, Hongyan, Yang, Ding, Jianjun
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire is a key ecological factor affecting plant dynamics. In the last few decades, fire occurrence in the Chaco region has increased noticeably, challenging the adaptive capacity of plants to regenerate after a fire. Broad‐leaved forb species have been...

Person: Arcamone, Jaureguiberry
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The climate mitigation potential of tropical peatlands has gained increased attention as Southeast Asian peatlands are being deforested, drained and burned at very high rates, causing globally significant carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to the...

Person: Warren, Frolking, Dai, Kurnianto S
Year: 2017
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Question: What is the impact of the fire cues smoke and ash on seed germination of important functional groups in the heathland system, namely ericads, herbs and graminoids? We predict that if germination from heathland seed banks is in part regulated...

Person: Bargmann, Maren, Vandvik
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'This chapter focuses on the practical, management implications of the fire and climate change research that is reported in the earlier chapters of this volume. We start with an overview of fire management goals and strategies,...

Person: Veblen, Baker, Montenegro, Swetnam, Morgan, Defosse, Rodriguez
Year: 2003
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A study was carried out to investigate the effects of fire related cues (heat and smoke) and sulphuric acid treatments on the germination of four woody savanna species, namely, Terminalia avicennioides, Piliostigma thonningii, Piliostigma reticulatum...

Person: Dayamba, Santi, Savadogo
Year: 2014
Type: Document
Source: TTRS