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Ecology and management of North American savannas

by Guy R. McPherson

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Savanna ecology -- North America.,
    • Range management -- North America.,
    • Savannas -- North America.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-200) and index.

      StatementGuy R. McPherson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH102 .M36 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL659498M
      ISBN 100816516243
      LC Control Number97004813

      Get this from a library! Elk of North America: ecology and management. [Jack Ward Thomas; Dale E Toweill; Daniel P Metz; Wildlife Management Institute.; United States. Forest Service.;] -- The definitive, exhaustive, classic work on the North American elk, the most . Ecology and Recovery of Eastern Old-Growth Forests is a thoughtfully informative treatise that broadly communicates important new discoveries to scientists, land managers, and students, and breathes fresh life into the hope for sensible, effective management of old-growth stands in eastern forests.

      Changes in fire management. Savannas are subject to regular wildfires and the ecosystem appears to be the result of human use of fire. For example, Native Americans created the Pre-Columbian savannas of North America by periodically burning where fire . tant as wind or precipitation in shaping North American ecosystems. There is little question that fire is prevalent Fire Ecology and Management in Grasslands of the American Southwest G.R. Ecology and Management of North American Savannas. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. McPherson, G.R., Steidl, R.J., and Guertin, D.P.

      “Chris Helzer’s Ecology and Management of Prairies in the Central United States is an excellent guide for prairie managers, restorationists, and prairie enthusiasts. Helzer covers many more aspects of prairie biology and function than previous authors, including macro and micro organisms, plant communities, fire and herbivory, and the. The Eastern North American Savanna The popular imagery of African savannas is not, however, entirely transferable to eastern North America. In some geography texts, the savanna is not even included as a biome type in North America. For instance, Muller’s Biogeography mentions only steppe and forest as North American biomes ().


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