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Estimates of seed bank depletion rates are essential for modelling and management of plant populations. The seed bag burial method is often used to me...Read more
The composition and size of the germinable seed populations of undisturbed heathland soils in SE Dorset were compared to those of adjacent farmland wh...Read more
The appearance and fate (removal by livestock vs. natural ripening and eventual seed deposition) of Trifolium repens flowerheads were measured for 3 y...Read more
The size, composition and seasonal and depth-related variations in the soil seed bank of a former chalk grassland ley were determined at monthly inter...Read more
Ambrosia trifida L. (giant ragweed), an aggressive weed of US grain crops and indigenous to North America, colonizes no-tillage crop fields and undist...Read more
The buried viable seed content was determined for some leys and permanent pastures. Seeds of Poa annua were abundant under the leys but absent under t...Read more
The effects of cultivation on the number of seeds of different spp. in arable land were investigated at 4 sites over several yr. Soil cores were obtai...Read more
A soil disturbance treatment often results in more annual weed seedlings emerging when conducted in light than when conducted in darkness, suggesting ...Read more
Weeds play an important role in arable and horticultural habitats, and models are being developed to improve our understanding of their population dyn...Read more