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RESEARCH LITERATURE

The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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The effects of light, soil disturbance and presence of organic litter on the field germination and survival of the Florida goldenaster, Chrysopsis floridana Small

Author(s): B. B. Lambert and E. S. Menges

Year: 1996

Journal: Florida Scientist
Journal Link: http://www.floridaacademyofsciences.org/flsci.htm
Volume: 59
Issue: 2
Pages: 121-137

Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Germination, Propagation, Restoration
Research Setting(s): Scrub

Species Referenced: Chrysopsis floridana (Florida goldenaster),

Abstract

In a field study of seedling emergence, researchers found emergence to be significantly improved by soil disturbance and removal of surface litter. Fire had no detectable effect on seedling emergence.

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B. B. Lambert and E. S. Menges. "The effects of light, soil disturbance and presence of organic litter on the field germination and survival of the Florida goldenaster, Chrysopsis floridana Small." Florida Scientist 59.2 (1996): 121-137.

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ISSN: 0098-4590

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