Fire and Plants by William J. BondFire and Plants by William J. Bond

Fire and Plants

byWilliam J. Bond, B.w. Van Wilgen

Paperback | September 28, 2011

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Large regions of the world are regularly burnt either deliberately or naturally. However, despite the widespread occurrence of such fire-prone ecosystems, and considerable body of research on plant population biology in relation to fire, until now there have only been limited attempts at a coherent conceptual synthesis of the field for use by students or researchers.
Title:Fire and PlantsFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 28, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401071705

ISBN - 13:9789401071703


Table of Contents

Introduction. Why and how do ecosystems burn? Surviving fires - vegetative and reproductive responses. Plant demography and fire I: Interval dependent effects. Plant demography and fire II: Event-dependent effects. Fire and the evolutionary ecology of plants. Fire, competition and the organization of communities. Fire and management. Fire and the ecology of a changing world. References. Index.