Fuel flammability and fire responses of juvenile canopy species in a temperate rainforest ecosystem
Heidi C Zimmer, Tony D Auld, Lesley Hughes, Catherine A Offord, Patrick J Baker
International Journal of Wildland Fire | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2015
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We thank Tracey Adams for performing the litter burning experiments. We are also grateful to Chris Pavich, Steve Clark, Jaime Plaza, Geoff Burrows and Patricia Meagher for their help and guidance in the field during litter collection. We thank Scott Nichols for assistance with designing the plant-burning experimental set-up, and Scott Nichols and Linda Parker for assistance in undertaking the plant burning experiment. We thank Steve Clark for sharing his insights into the relationship between Wollemi pines and fire. Comments from the editor and two anonymous referees greatly improved this manuscript. Heidi Zimmer's doctoral research is funded by an Australian Postgraduate Award and the Wollemi Pine Recovery Team, which includes the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust. Patrick Baker was supported by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (FT120100715).