Wildland fire in ecosystems: effects of fire on flora

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This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on flora and fuels can assist land managers  with ecosystem and fire management planning and in their efforts to inform others about the ecological  role of fire. Chapter topics include fire regime classification, autecological effects of fire, fire regime  characteristics and postfire plant community developments in ecosystems throughout the United States  and Canada, global climate change, ecological principles of fire regimes, and practical considerations  for managing fire in an ecosytem context.

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