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Keyword: plant community structure

Integrated reclamation: Approaching ecological function?

Publications Posted on: September 25, 2009
Attempts to reclaim arid and semiarid lands have traditionally targeted plant species composition. Much research attention has been directed to seeding rates, species mixes and timing of seeding. However, in order to attain functioning systems, attention to structure and process must compliment existing efforts. We ask how to use a systems approach to enhance reclamation success.