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- Davies, Kirk W.; Nafus, Aleta M.
- International journal of wildland fire 2013 v.22 pp. 353
- Bromus tectorum; annuals; fire spread; fuels (fire ecology); grasses; indigenous species; introduced plants; invasive species; plant communities; probability; vegetation; water content; wildfires; Oregon
- ... Many exotic annual grasses are believed to increase wildfire frequency to the detriment of native vegetation by increasing fine fuels and thus, creating a grass-fire cycle. However, information on differences in fuel characteristics between invaded and non-invaded plant communities is lacking, or is based mainly on speculation and anecdotal evidence. We compared fuel biomass, cover, continuity and ...