Fire in Grazing Management: Patch-Burn Grazing

Title

Fire in Grazing Management: Patch-Burn Grazing

Number

PM 2088F

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Publication Date:

1-2014

Status

Current

Description

Fire is a critical natural process necessary for maintaining ecosystems around the world, providing a means for renewal, regrowth and maintenance of habitats. In grassland and savanna ecosystems, fire plays an important role by limiting encroachment of wood species and cycling nutrients; however, in nearly all grassland and savanna habitats fire was not the only process at work. Historically, fire was closely coupled with grazing – namely by large mammals.

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en

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