Assessment of Asymmetric Mangrove Restoration Trials in Ogoniland, Niger Delta, Nigeria: Lessons for Future Intervention

  title={Assessment of Asymmetric Mangrove Restoration Trials in Ogoniland, Niger Delta, Nigeria: Lessons for Future Intervention},
  author={Nenibarini Zabbey and F. B. G. Tanee},
  journal={Ecological Restoration},
  pages={245 - 257}
Mangrove restoration has been undertaken with varying degrees of success in many tropical and subtropical marine shorelines around the globe. However, mangrove reforestation in the Niger Delta, Africa’s largest delta and mangrove belt is, at best, rudimentary. Here, we present floristic results on two opportunistic artificial mangrove regeneration case studies aimed at restoring mangrove swamps damaged by oil pollution (Bodo Creek) and colonized by invasive Nypa fruticans (nypa palm) (Kono… Expand

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