• Biology
  • Published 2005

Fire behaviour in a semi-arid Baikiaea plurijuga savanna woodland on Kalahari sands in western Zimbabwe

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  title={Fire behaviour in a semi-arid Baikiaea plurijuga savanna woodland on Kalahari sands in western Zimbabwe},
  author={James Gambiza and Bruce M. S. Campbell and Stein R Moe and Peter G. H. Frost},
  year={2005}
}
Relative humidity in the morning is generally higher than in the late afternoon, whereas ambient temperature is the opposite. Relative humidity during the late dry season is lower than in the early dry season. In contrast, wind speed during the early dry season is generally lower than in the mid or late dry season in savannas. 13 -1 , while rate of spread of fire varied between 0.01 and 0.35 m s -1 . Fire intensity and rate of spread were positively related to flame height, leaf-scorch height… CONTINUE READING

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