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Experimental restoration of native vegetation in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Author(s): Y. D. Choi and N. B. Pavlovic
Journal: Restoration Ecology
Article Topic(s): Competition, Disturbance, Establishment methods, Herbicide, Invasive species, Nutrients, Restoration
Research Setting(s): Urban, Sandhill
Species Referenced: Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed susan), Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass),
AbstractInvestigates the effects of prescribed fire, herbicide treatment, and sod removal on the eradication of exotic grasses and the establishment of native plant species in restoration plots in former residential sites within the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Herbicide treatment and sod removal decreased the combined cover of two exotic grasses planted native species began to dominate in this treatment.
Suggested CitationY. D. Choi and N. B. Pavlovic. "Experimental restoration of native vegetation in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore." Restoration Ecology 6.1 (1998): 118-129.
Article LinksISSN: 1061-2971