A research agenda for the restoration of tropical and subtropical grasslands and savannas

  title={A research agenda for the restoration of tropical and subtropical grasslands and savannas},
  author={Elise Buisson and Alessandra Fidelis and Gerhard Ernst Overbeck and Isabel Belloni Schmidt and Giselda Durigan and Truman P. Young and Swanni T. Alvarado and Andr{\'e} J. Arruda and Sylvain Boisson and William J. Bond and Andr{\'e} Ganem Coutinho and Kevin P. Kirkman and Rafael Silva Oliveira and Melissa H. Schmitt and Frances Siebert and Stefan J. Siebert and Dave I. Thompson and Fernando A. O. Silveira},
  journal={Restoration Ecology},
Despite growing recognition of the conservation value of grassy biomes, our understanding of how to restore biodiverse tropical and subtropical grassy biomes (grasslands and savannas; TGB) remains limited. Several tools have recently been identified for TGB restoration, including prescribed fires, appropriate management of livestock and wild herbivores, tree cutting and shrub removal, invasive species control, and the reintroduction of native grasses and forbs via seeding or transplants… 

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