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The effects of slash burning on the mortality and collapse of trees retained on logged sites in south-eastern Australia.

Gibbons, Philip; Barry, Simon C; Tanton, M; Lindenmayer, David

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Trees may be retained on logged sites in eucalypt forests for a number of reasons, such as to provide wildlife habitat, for future wood production, for aesthetic reasons, to mitigate erosion, or to provide seed for regeneration. These trees may be required to survive for a considerable period to meet these objectives. Logged sites in eucalypt forests are routinely treated with a post-logging slash-burn to reduce fuel loads and facilitate regeneration. We compared rates of mortality and collapse...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/89492
Source: Forest Ecology and Management
DOI: 10.1016/S0378-1127(99)00333-3

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