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- Gastauer, Markus, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of environmental management 2018 v.227 pp. 386-394
- manganese; chemical composition; functional diversity; plant development; soil toxicity; seedlings; natural regeneration; phylogeny; plant taxonomy; species richness; trees; topsoil; biomass production; ecosystems; stand basal area
- ... Rehabilitation of tailing dams poses important challenges because sterile materials and poor or even toxic soils hinder plant development and the regeneration of the pre-mining-activity biota. In this study, we analyzed the effectiveness of rehabilitating a 14-year-old manganese tailing dam by comparing three different regeneration treatments (topsoil application, seedling plantation and spontaneo ...