Unformatted text preview: serotinous cones. 5 What factor often determines the effect of fire on wildlife and livestock? the effect of fire on livestock and wildlife is primarily determined by the plant response to fire. Small mammals tend to be most affected by fire due to their reliance on small home sizes (limited mobility for escape) 6 As the article explains, erosion is one of the more significant indirect impacts of fire. List 4 factors that may determine the extent of erosion after a fire. Overall, all factors including slope steepness, vegetation recovery time, the amount of residual litter and duff and climatic factors such as the timing, intensity, and amount of precipitation interact with one another and determine a site’s susceptibility to erosion. 7 What two thick barked trees are said to be relatively resistant to low or moderate fire intensities? as Douglas-fir and ponderosa pine...
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- Cone, Plant morphology, serotinous cone