This fire note is one of eight that aims to summarise the findings of Hub research in a way that is useful to fire managers.
Resprouting eucalypts dominate Australia’s temperate forests, providing vital habitat and carbon storage. They resprout after complete defoliation due to drought, herbivory or fire. Many also produce a large crop of seedlings after fire. They are highly resilient, but there is wide variation reported in rates of mortality after fire.
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