A conceptual framework for restoration of threatened plants: the effective model of American chestnut (Castanea dentata) reintroduction.

@article{Jacobs2013ACF,
  title={A conceptual framework for restoration of threatened plants: the effective model of American chestnut (Castanea dentata) reintroduction.},
  author={Douglass F. Jacobs and Harmony J. Dalgleish and C. Dana Nelson},
  journal={The New phytologist},
  year={2013},
  volume={197 2},
  pages={
          378-93
        }
}
We propose a conceptual framework for restoration of threatened plant species that encourages integration of technological, ecological, and social spheres. A sphere encompasses ideas relevant to restoration and the people working within similar areas of influence or expertise. Increased capacity within a sphere and a higher degree of coalescing among spheres predict a greater probability of successful restoration. We illustrate this with Castanea dentata, a foundation forest tree in North… 

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