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Title Fire in Mediterranean ecosystems [electronic resource] : ecology, evolution and management / Jon E. Keeley ... [et al.].
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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 Electronic Book  QH545.F5 F5747 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource ( vi, 515 p.) : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Part I. Introduction: 1. Mediterranean-type climate (MTC) ecosystems and fire; 2. Fire and the fire regime framework; 3. Fire related plant traits; Part II. Regional Patterns: 4. Fire in the Mediterranean basin; 5. Fire in California; 6. Fire in Chile; 7. Fire in the Cape region of South Africa; 8. Fire in southern Australia; Part III. Comparative Ecology, Evolution and Management: 9. Fire-adaptive trait evolution; 10. Fire and the origins of Mediterranean-type vegetation; 11. Plant diversity and fire; 12. Alien species and fire; 13. Fire management of Mediterranean landscapes; 14. Climate, fire and geology in the convergence of Mediterranean-type climate ecosystems; References; Index.
Subject Fire ecology.
Mediterranean-type ecosystems.
Plants -- Effect of fires on.
Related Names Keeley, Jon E.
Related To Print version: Fire in Mediterranean ecosystems. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012. 9780521824910 0521824915 (DLC) 2011013006
ISBN 1139033093 (electronic bk.)
9781139033091 (electronic bk.)