ALN logo; link to Arid Lands Newsletter Home page No. 54, November/December 2003
Fire Ecology I

Rackham Figs. 12 & 13: Vegetation change and fire increase

Pine woods invading former crop lands Figure 12:
Burnt pinewood, which reveals terraces of former cultivation under the trees. Soúyia, west Crete, July 1988

Figure 13:
Cistus ladanifera
, a tall, dense, intensely resinous and flammable invader of abandoned pasture. Alentejo, Portugal, May 1993
Cistus invading pasture

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