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Trollope, W.S.W. 1982. Ecological Effects of Fire in South African Savannas. Ecology of Tropical Savannas, 42: 292-306


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Ecological Effects of Fire in South African Savannas.

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In this paper the term savanna refers to a vegetation formation and will include all vegetation types that are described as either bushveld, thornveld, lowveld, woodland or scrub. Booysen (1967) proposed a definition of bushveld in South Africa which will be used here to define savanna: "savanna is veld in which the dominants are trees and tall shrubs and in which most of the grazeable material is provided by grasses and/or dwarf shrubs which dominate the field layer."

Year: 1982

Type: Journal Article

URL: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-68786-0_14


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