W Bond

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fire as a global 'herbivore': the ecology and evolution of flammable ecosystems
    William J Bond
    Department of Botany, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Trends Ecol Evol 20:387-94. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The global distribution of ecosystems in a world without fire
    W J Bond
    Botany Department, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch, 7701, South Africa
    New Phytol 165:525-37. 2005

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Fire as a global 'herbivore': the ecology and evolution of flammable ecosystems
    William J Bond
    Department of Botany, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Trends Ecol Evol 20:387-94. 2005
    ..We point to the common questions, and some surprisingly different answers, that emerge from viewing fire as a globally significant consumer that is analogous to herbivory...
  2. ncbi request reprint The global distribution of ecosystems in a world without fire
    W J Bond
    Botany Department, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch, 7701, South Africa
    New Phytol 165:525-37. 2005
    ..C(4) grasses began spreading 6-8 Ma, long before human influence on fire regimes. Our results suggest that fire was a major factor in their spread into forested regions, splitting biotas into fire tolerant and intolerant taxa...