Fire promotes downy brome (Bromus tectorum L.) seed dispersal

Abstract

Particularly well-known among the many impacts of the invasive annual grass downy brome (Bromus tectorum, Poaceae) is its ability to alter fire cycles and increase in abundance after fire. However, little is known about how fire influences B. tectorum dispersal. We quantified fire effects on B. tectorum dispersal using three recently burned areas in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10530-012-0355-1

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