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Re-establishment of native forest species in rural landscapes may be conditioned by the proximity of seed sources, the post-disturbance composition of...Read more
The survival and digestion of seeds of 47 tropical and subtropical legume and grass species were studied by placing the seeds in nylon bags in the rum...Read more
Segetal plants, which grow preferentially or exclusively in cereal fields, experienced a strong decline during the last century. Among them, Bromus gr...Read more
Seeding is an important management tool in aridland restoration, but seeded species often fail to establish. Previous research has largely focused on ...Read more
Constant temperatures within the range 11-23 C had no significant effect upon the germination of Avena fatua, but higher temperatures appreciably redu...Read more
A germination response study using mannitol was conducted in growth chambers. The highest rate of germination in Agropyron smithii (western wheatgrass...Read more
Experimental fires were used to determine the influence of fire intensity and subcomponents of intensity (fuel consumption and rate of spread) on soil...Read more
Germination and establishment of the chalk grassland perennials Pimpinella saxifraga, Scabiosa columbaria, Plantago media and Achillea millefolium wer...Read more
Dispersal limitation severely impairs the trajectory of restoration, mainly due to the lack of seed vectors bringing seeds from nearby habitats; a rol...Read more
The soil seed bank represents valuable rebuilding capital that may rescue an ecosystem from state transition once vegetation has crossed an apparent t...Read more