How does fire intensity and frequency affect miombo woodland tree populations and biomass?

  title={How does fire intensity and frequency affect miombo woodland tree populations and biomass?},
  author={Casey M. Ryan and Mathew Williams},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  volume={21 1},
Miombo woodlands are the largest savanna in the world and dominate southern Africa. They are strongly influenced by anthropogenic fires and support the livelihoods of over 100 million people. Managing the fire regime of these flammable systems is difficult, but crucial for sustaining biodiversity, ecosystem services, and carbon stocks. Fire intensity is more easily manipulated than fire frequency, because suppression is expensive and ineffective. However, there are important issues relating… CONTINUE READING
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