Vetiver Systems and Fire
Dec 10, 2008Public
Photo: Australia: This vetiver hedgerow was deliberately set fire in the dry season - Paul Truong
Photo: Australia: This vetiver hedgerow was deliberately set fire in the dry season (previous). After the fire the structure of the hedge remains and quickly regrows - Paul Truong
Photo: Malaysia: These four sequential images show vetiver on a tin mine - top left - at time of fire, top right at 1 week, bottom left 2 weeks and bottom right, fully recovered at 4 weeks. P.K.Yoon
Photo: Australia: This vetiver hedgerow was planted along side a railway line. The nearby woods caught fire, as did the vetiver. (dark black line in center) - Paul Truong
Photo: Australia: The vetiver hedgerow (previous image) fully recovered at 6 weeks - Paul Truong
Photo: USA - California. In the devastating California fires in November 2008 this vetiver hedgerow as burnt by a very hot fire. After 1 week some regrowth is visible - Doug Richardson
Photo: USA - California. In the devastating California fires in November 2008 this vetiver hedgerow as burnt by a very hot fire. After 1 week some regrowth is visible - Doug Richardson
Photo: USA - California. In the devastating California fires in November 2008 this vetiver hedgerow as burnt by a very hot fire. After 3 week some regrowth is strong. Even though burnt the hedges root system remained effective - Doug Richardson
Photo: Vanuatu: Vetiver hedgerows enabled this forest to be established, as the trees grew and created more shade the vetiver went into an hibernation mode - growth can be seen to be weak, it might even nearly disappear. - Don Miller
Photo: Vanuatu: When this forest was burned the vetiver hedgerows quickly came back to strong growth (because the shade had been burnt off) thus re-establishing effect erosion control hedgerows that reduced erosion and improved moisture conditions enabling the trees to start growing again - Don Miller