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Fire Ecology and Management in Mexico

Fire Ecology Mexico

Edited by: Citlali Cortés Montaño, Diego Pérez Salicrup, Francisco Seijo Maceiro

This special collection presents the latest research concerning fire ecology and management in Mexico.

  1. Fire responses of species in arid environments have only been scarcely studied. We studied four species (Dasyliron lucidum Zucc., Juniperus deppeana Steud., Echinocactus platyacanthus Link & Otto, and Agave potat...

    Authors: Dante Arturo Rodríguez-Trejo, Juli G. Pausas and Andrés Gelacio Miranda-Moreno
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:11
  2. Fire scars are the primary source of physical evidence used to date past fires around the world, and to estimate parameters of historical fire regimes and fire-climate relationships. Despite an increase in stu...

    Authors: Julián Cerano-Paredes, José Villanueva-Díaz, Lorenzo Vázquez-Selem, Rosalinda Cervantes-Martínez, Víctor O. Magaña-Rueda, Vicenta Constante-García, Gerardo Esquivel-Arriaga and Ricardo D. Valdez-Cepeda
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:9
  3. Information about contemporary fire regimes across the Sky Island mountain ranges of the Madrean Archipelago Ecoregion in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico can provide insight into how histori...

    Authors: Miguel L. Villarreal, Sandra L. Haire, Jose M. Iniguez, Citlali Cortés Montaño and Travis B. Poitras
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2019 15:2
  4. Stand-level forest structure varies spatially and surface fuels would be expected to vary as well. We measured surface fuel deposition and decomposition within old-growth Jeffery pine (Pinus jeffreyi Balf.)-mixed...

    Authors: Danny L. Fry, Jens T. Stevens, Andrew T. Potter, Brandon M. Collins and Scott L. Stephens
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2018 14:6
  5. Traditionally, forest fires in Mexico, the Caribe, and Central America have been perceived, by both urban and some rural societies and government agencies, only as destructive phenomena. Certainly 40% of fores...

    Authors: Dante Arturo Rodríguez-Trejo, Pedro Arturo Martínez-Hernández, Héctor Ortiz-Contla, Manuel Román Chavarría-Sánchez and Faustino Hernández-Santiago
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2011 7:7010040