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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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Soil seed banks and the potential restoration of forested wetlands after farming

Author(s): B. A. Middleton

Month: Dec
Year: 2003

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Applied Ecology
Volume: 40
Issue: 6
Pages: 1025-1034

Article Topic(s): Seed storage,Restoration,Water
Research Setting(s): Wetland,Forest,Agricultural

Species Referenced: Cephalanthus occidentalis (Common buttonbush),

Abstract

Examines the composition of seed banks on agricultural land as potential to restore these sites to forested wetlands. Although seed banks contained a small number of representative woody species, Cephalanthus occidentalis was the most abundant of all woody species.

Suggested Citation

B. A. Middleton. "Soil seed banks and the potential restoration of forested wetlands after farming." Journal of Applied Ecology 40.6 (2003): 1025-1034.

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