High richness and dense seeding enhance grassland restoration establishment but have little effect on drought response.

@article{Carter2012HighRA,
  title={High richness and dense seeding enhance grassland restoration establishment but have little effect on drought response.},
  author={Daniel L. Carter and John M. Blair},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={1308-19}
}
Restorations commonly utilize seed addition to formerly arable lands where the development of native plant communities is severely dispersal limited. However, variation in seed addition practices may profoundly affect restoration outcomes. Theory and observations predict that species-rich seed mixtures and seeding at high densities should enhance native plant community establishment, minimize exotic species cover, and may promote resistance and resilience to, and recovery from, environmental… CONTINUE READING

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