Ibity Mountain, Madagascar: Background and Perspectives for Ecological Restoration

  title={Ibity Mountain, Madagascar: Background and Perspectives for Ecological Restoration},
  author={Swanni T Alvarado and E. Buisson and H. Rabarison and Chris Birkinshaw and P. Lowry},
  journal={Ecological Restoration},
  pages={12 - 15}
outbreaks may further determine which recruited species reach the forest canopy. We conclude that selecting a lowinvestment seedbed preparation to recruit target species from seed rain must be done with both the knowledge of target species seedbed preferences and acknowledgement that initial treatments may not allow recruited species to persist to maturity. Additional treatments may need to be undertaken to shape selective forces that enhance the likelihood that target species will persist to… Expand
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