Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 17, 2018

How Fire Retardant Effects Plant Communities

The Ecological Society of America posted an article on he impact of long‐term fire retardant (LTFR) on ecosystems. The fire retardant contains high concentrations of nitrogen and phosphorus, which effect plant growth. Read about their findings at  Cascading effects of fire retardant on plant–microbe interactions, community composition, and invasion – Marshall – 2016 – Ecological Applications – Wiley Online Library


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