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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
Journal: Florida Scientist
Journal Link: http://www.floridaacademyofsciences.org/flsci.htm
Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Germination, Propagation, Restoration
Research Setting(s): Scrub
Species Referenced: Chrysopsis floridana (Florida goldenaster),
AbstractIn 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.
Suggested CitationB. 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.
Article LinksISSN: 0098-4590