Giovanni Bovio

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Forest fires may alter the physiological and growth processes of trees by causing stress in trees and modifying the availability of soil nutrient. We investigated if, after a high-severity fire, changes in tree-ring growth can be observed, as well as changes in the nitrogen and carbon isotope composition of tree rings of surviving trees. Two wildfires that(More)
Prescribed burning is increasingly recommended to control encroaching shrublands in the Mediterranean area. The aims of this paper are to analyze the fuel structural characteristics of Spartium junceum and how they influence fire behaviour during prescribed burning. Two winter–spring prescribed burns were conducted in 2009 and 2011. Fuel load and structure(More)
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