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Ecological Section

Darbyshire, Robyn [1].

Seed Banks in Meadows, Young Forests, and Unlogged Forests.

We compared the seedbanks in meadows, young forests, and unlogged forests. Each seedbank was subjected to three treatments: a heat treatment to simulate a fire, a fertilizer treatment to simulate fertilization that may accompany post-disturbance seeding, a shade treatment to simulate the effects of a conifer tree overstory, and a control with no treatment applied. Results showed that there were very few germinable seeds in the seedbank on these sites. The most abundant germinant was foxglove.


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1 - Curry Science Academy, PO Box 1662, Brookings, OR, 97415, United States

Keywords:
forest
seedbank
meadow.

Presentation Type: Poster:Posters for BSA Sections
Session: P1
Location: Event Tent/Cliff Lodge
Date: Monday, July 27th, 2009
Time: 5:30 PM
Number: P1EC001
Abstract ID:14

Canceled

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