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Flammability of Australian forests

Gill, A Malcom; Zylstra, Phil


'Flammability' means different things to different people. Scientifically, it can be defined through three component variables that describe how well the fuel ignites (ignitibility), how well it burns (combustibility) and how long it burns (sustainability). The 'fuel' may be a plant organ, a whole plant or a plant community. While the terms ignitibility, combustibility and sustainability have been developed for laboratory studies, there are conceptual equivalents suited to the field; these are...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Forestry


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