Response of birds, small mammals, and vegetation to burning sacaton grasslands in southeastern Arizona.

@inproceedings{Bock1978ResponseOB,
  title={Response of birds, small mammals, and vegetation to burning sacaton grasslands in southeastern Arizona.},
  author={Carl Ernst Bock and Jane H. Bock},
  year={1978}
}
Highlight: We studied the impact of fire on an ungrazed sacaton grassland community at The Research Ranch in southeastern Arizona. Two swmner hums were followed through two post-fire growing seasons. A winter burn was studied through one post-tire growing season. Burning reduced the height and extent of sacaton grass (Sporobolus wrighfii) itself, and stimulated growth of other grasses and forhs. Summer fires created more hare ground and encouraged a greater number and variety of annuals than… CONTINUE READING

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