The effects of fire frequency on ant ( Hymenoptera : Formicidae ) communities in open eucalyptus forest in north-east

Fire frequencies and intensities are expected to increase into the future due to the associated effects of global warming such as temperature increases (Brereton et al. 1995), litter load increases (Howden and Gorman 1999), and increases in evaporation and decreases in winter rainfall leading to less available surface freshwater (Wentz et al. 1997). The… (More)