Fire interval effects on persistence of resprouter species in Mediterranean-type shrublands

@article{Enright2011FireIE,
  title={Fire interval effects on persistence of resprouter species in Mediterranean-type shrublands},
  author={N. Enright and J. Fontaine and V. C. Westcott and J. C. Lade and B. Miller},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={212},
  pages={2071-2083}
}
  • N. Enright, J. Fontaine, +2 authors B. Miller
  • Published 2011
  • Biology
  • Plant Ecology
  • The capacity of many plant species to resprout in fire-prone shrublands is thought to engender persistence, yet management concerns exist for the long-term persistence of some resprouting species given anthropogenic impacts including shortened fire intervals, long periods of fire exclusion, and/or fires of increasingly high severity. We explored the potential demographic effects of different fire interval regimes on lignotuberous resprouter species using the last fire interval for 36 sites (33… CONTINUE READING
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