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Barriers to tree seedling emergence on human-induced grasslands in Sri Lanka.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gunaratne, A. M. T. A. & Gunatilleke, C. V. S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. & Weerasinghe, H. M. S. P. M. & Burslem, D. F. R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Colonization by woody plants is often very slow or absent on grasslands occupying degraded land in the tropics. Seed dispersal limitation is widely re...

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Assessing grassland restoration success: relative roles of seed additions and native ungulate activities.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Martin, L. M. & Wilsey, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland restorations often lack rare forb and grass species that are found in intact grasslands. The possible reasons for low diversity include seed...

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Developing extruded seed pellets to overcome soil hydrophobicity and seedling emergence barriers.

Published online: 24 Oct 2020

Authors: Ritchie, A. L. & Stevens, J. C. & Erickson, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Globally, soil water repellency is a major constraint to plant establishment, restricting water infiltration and moisture retention in the seed zone w...

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Ecological fitness of a multiple herbicide-resistant Lolium rigidum population: dynamics of seed germination and seedling emergence of resistant and susceptible phenotypes.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Vila-Aiub, M. M. & Neve, P. & Steadman, K. J. & Powles, S. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Quantification of fitness differences between herbicide-resistant and herbicide-susceptible weeds permits better prediction of herbicide resistance, a...

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Agglomerating seeds to enhance native seedling emergence and growth.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Madsen, M. D. & Davies, K. W. & Williams, C. J. & Svejcar, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration in rangelands is constrained by low establishment of species sown from seed. Non-biotic soil-surface crust is one of the major factors lim...

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Demographic processes limiting seedling recruitment in arid grassland restoration.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: James, J. J. & Svejcar, T. J. & Rinella, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeding is an important management tool in aridland restoration, but seeded species often fail to establish. Previous research has largely focused on ...

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Soil impedance as a factor reducing crop seedling emergence, and its relation to soil conditions at sowing, and to applied water.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Hegarty, T. W. & Royle, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeds of calabrese, carrot, onion and sugar beet were sown in the field on successive occasions. Soil integral impedance (work done in penetrating the...

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Seed and seedling traits affecting critical life stage transitions and recruitment outcomes in dryland grasses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Larson, J. E. & Sheley, R. L. & Hardegree, S. P. & Doescher, P. S. & James, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeding native plants is a key management practice to counter land degradation across the globe, yet the majority of seeding efforts fail, limiting ou...

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Spatial and temporal patterns in the emergence and survival of seedlings in arid Karoo shrubland.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Milton, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of seed availability, weather and microsite on natural emergence and survival of seedlings was investigated over 38 months in arid shrub...

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Hierarchical control over seedling recruitment of the bunch-grass Themeda triandra in a semi-arid savanna.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The persistence of populations of the economically important bunchgrass Themeda triandra in rangeland depends on seedling recruitment. A 25-factorial ...

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