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- Guêné‐Nanchen, Mélina; Hugron, Sandrine; Rochefort, Line
- Restoration ecology 2019 v.27 no.1 pp. 178-188
- Sphagnum; chronosequences; ecological restoration; ecosystems; growing season; harvesting; hydrology; ingredients; markets; meteorological parameters; mosses and liverworts; peatlands; plant nurseries; seeds; soil; vegetation; Alberta; New Brunswick; Quebec
- ... Ecosystem restoration frequently involves the reintroduction of plant material in the degraded ecosystem. When there are no plant nurseries or seeds available on the market, the plant material has to be harvested in the wild, in a “donor ecosystem.” A comprehensive assessment of donor ecosystem recovery is lacking, especially for Sphagnum‐dominated donor peatlands, where all top vegetation is harv ...