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Using fire in spotted gum - ironbark forests for production and biodiversity outcomes. Guidelines for landholders

Debuse, V. and Lewis, T. (2007) Using fire in spotted gum - ironbark forests for production and biodiversity outcomes. Guidelines for landholders. Manual. Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland, Brisbane.

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This guide applies to spotted gum - ironbark forests and woodlands. Topics covered in the guide include:

*The spotted gum - ironbark ecosystem;
*General effects of burning practices;
*Understandinng the effects of fire management;
*Timber production;
*Livestock grazing production;
*Balancing production and biodiversity;
*Fire management planning for the property;
*Recommendtaions for landholders.

These guidelines have been prepared for spotted gum - ironbark forests and woodlands and are not necessarily applicable to other forest and woodland ecosystems. The recommendations provided in these guidelines should be used as a guide only.

Item Type:Monograph (Manual)
Corporate Creators:Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland, Horticulture and Forestry Science
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Additional Information:© The State of Queensland, Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries 2007. Copyright protects this material. Except as permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), reproduction by any means (photocopying, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise), making available online, electronic transmission or other publication of this material is prohibited without the prior written permission of The Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Queensland. Enquiries should be directed to Commercialisation Unit SAFTRSCopyright@deedi.qld.gov.au or telephone the Business Information Centre on 13 25 23 (Queensland residents) or +61 7 3404 6999.
Keywords:Fire; forest; woodland; management; spotted gum; ironbark; burn; regeneration; timber; livestock; productivity.
Subjects:Forestry
Deposited On:20 Sep 2012 05:03
Last Modified:08 Jun 2015 16:00

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