Stocktype and grass suppression accelerate the restoration trajectory of Acacia koa in Hawaiian montane ecosystems

@article{Pinto2015StocktypeAG,
  title={Stocktype and grass suppression accelerate the restoration trajectory of Acacia koa in Hawaiian montane ecosystems},
  author={Jeremiah R. Pinto and Anthony S. Davis and James J. K. Leary and Matthew M. Aghai},
  journal={New Forests},
  year={2015},
  volume={46},
  pages={855-867}
}
Restoring degraded mesic-montane forests represents a major challenge in maintaining functioning ecosystems throughout the tropics. A key example of this lies in Hawai‘i, where restoring native koa (Acacia koa, A. Gray) forests are a top conservation and forestry priority because of the critical habitat and high-value timber products that they provide. Efforts to restore koa forests, however, are directly impeded by extensive, non-native kikuyu grass (Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst. ex Chiov… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 43 references

Nursery response of Acacia koa seedlings to container size, irrigation method, and fertilization rate

  • RK Dumroese, AS Davis, DF Jacobs
  • J Plant Nutr
  • 2011
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Evapotranspiration of Hawai‘i. Final report submitted to the US Army Corps of Engineers—Honolulu District, and the Commission on Water Resource Management, State of Hawai‘i

  • TW Giambelluca, X Shuai, +8 authors AD Businger
  • 2014
Highly Influential
1 Excerpt

Early field performance of Acacia koa seedlings grown under subirrigation and overhead irrigation

  • AS Davis, JR Pinto, DF Jacobs
  • Native Plants J
  • 2011
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Symbiotic diversity in the cosmopolitan genus Acacia

  • JK Leary, PW Singleton, PG Scowcroft, D Borthakur
  • Symbiosis
  • 2006
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Plant mechanisms and mycorrhizal msymbioses to increase phosphorous uptake efficiency

  • SC Miyasaka, M Habte
  • Comm Soil Sci Plant Anal 32(7&8):1101–1147
  • 2001
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Using container weights to determine irrigation needs: a simple method

  • RK Dumroese, ME Montville, JR Pinto
  • Native Plants J
  • 2015
2 Excerpts

Online rainfall atlas of Hawai‘i

  • TW Giambelluca, Q Chen, +5 authors DM Delparte
  • Bull Am Meteor Soc 94:313–316
  • 2013
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…