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- Havstad, Kris; James, Darren
- Journal of arid environments 2010 v.74 pp. 1324
- Bouteloua eriopoda; Prosopis glandulosa; canopy; fuel loading; grasslands; grazing; invasive species; prescribed burning; range management; shrubs; weed control; woody plants; Southwestern United States
- ... Prescribed burning is a commonly advocated and historical practice for control of woody species encroachment into grasslands on all continents. However, desert grasslands of the southwestern United States often lack needed herbaceous fuel loads for effective prescriptions, dominant perennial graminoids may have poor fire tolerance, and some systems contain fire-tolerant invasive species. We examin ...