Germination and seedling growth of bog plants in relation to the recolonization of milled peatlands

  title={Germination and seedling growth of bog plants in relation to the recolonization of milled peatlands},
  author={Daniel Campbell and Line Rochefort},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
Two controlled experiments were conducted to evaluate the potential for vascular plants to germinate and establish in milled peatlands and to assess whether easily measured plant traits can be used to predict their probable success. Study species included twenty species of perennial herbs, shrubs and trees occurring frequently in undisturbed bogs or abandoned milled bogs in Québec, Canada. First, a glasshouse experiment was performed to test the effect of burial under peat on germination and… 

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