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Seed Dispersal and Seedling Emergence in a Created and a Natural Salt Marsh on the Gulf of Mexico Coast in Southwest Louisiana, USA
Author(s): T. Elsey-Quirk, B. A. Middleton and C. E. Proffitt
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Restoration Ecology
Article Topic(s): Germination,Restoration
Research Setting(s): Coastal,Wetland
Species Referenced: Iva frutescens (Jesuit's bark),
AbstractSeed dispersal and emergence was compared n a natural and created salt marsh. Marsh type, trap elevation, distance from marsh edge and other factors affected seed rain totals. Created and natural marshes also differed in seed densities by species.
Suggested CitationT. Elsey-Quirk, B. A. Middleton and C. E. Proffitt. "Seed Dispersal and Seedling Emergence in a Created and a Natural Salt Marsh on the Gulf of Mexico Coast in Southwest Louisiana, USA." Restoration Ecology 17.3 (2009): 422-432.