Are seed dormancy and persistence in soil related?

@article{Thompson2003AreSD,
  title={Are seed dormancy and persistence in soil related?},
  author={Ken A. Thompson and Roberta Ceriani and Jan P. Bakker and Ren{\'e}e M. Bekker},
  journal={Seed Science Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={13},
  pages={97 - 100}
}
Abstract There is confusion in the ecological literature between seed dormancy and persistence in soil. Some ecologists seem to assume that dormancy is necessary for persistence, while others imply that dormancy and persistence are virtually synonymous. Here, we show that there is no close relationship between dormancy and persistence and, incidentally, that conventional methods of investigating soil seed banks underestimate the persistence of species with dormant seeds. The confusion appears… Expand
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