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Seeding rate affects establishment of native perennial legumes in the upper midwestern US
Author(s): J. A. Fischbach, N. J. Ehlke, P. R. Peterson, D. L. Wyse, D. R. Swanson, C. C. Sheaffer
Journal: Native Plants Journal
Article Topic(s): Establishment methods, Restoration
Research Setting(s): Field, Prairie
Species Referenced: Amorpha fruticosa (Indigo bush),
AbstractResearches the effect of seeding rate on the establishment of perennial native legumes in little bluestem (Schizachryium scoparium) in Minnesota. Amorpha fruticosa averaged 72 plants per meter squared in the year plants were seeded. Populations increased linearly as seeding rate increased.
Suggested CitationJ. A. Fischbach, N. J. Ehlke, P. R. Peterson, D. L. Wyse, D. R. Swanson, and C. C. Sheaffer. "Seeding rate affects establishment of native perennial legumes in the upper midwestern US." Native Plants Journal 7.1 (2006): 61-68.