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- Pilmanis, Adrienne M., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Restoration ecology 2019 v.27 no.1 pp. 92-101
- Pascopyrum smithii; agronomic traits; biomass production; chronosequences; cultivars; genotype; germplasm; greenhouse experimentation; indigenous species; land restoration; leaves; plant height; seed weight; seeds; vigor
- ... Restoration practitioners often rely on seeds of widely available cultivars representing native species but nonlocal germplasm. Cultivation improves the supply of plant materials and minimizes revegetation costs, but can also favor agronomic traits, and resulting vigor may affect the competitive ability and long‐term persistence of cultivated genotypes at restoration sites. We compared cultivated, ...
- Pilmanis, Adrienne M., et al. Show all 24 Authors
- Restoration ecology 2018 v.26 no.6 pp. 1055-1060
- arid lands; climate change; deserts; ecological restoration; ecosystems; energy; grazing; livestock; plateaus; public lands; recreation; stakeholders; Western United States
- ... The Colorado Plateau is one of North America's five major deserts, encompassing 340,000 km² of the western United States, and offering many opportunities for restoration relevant to researchers and land managers in drylands around the globe. The Colorado Plateau is comprised of vast tracts of public land managed by local, state, and federal agencies that oversee a wide range of activities (e.g., m ...