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Seed production areas for the global restoration challenge
- Nevill, Paul G., Tomlinson, Sean, Elliott, Carole P., Espeland, Erin K., Dixon, Kingsley W., Merritt, David J.
- Ecology and Evolution 2016 v.6 no.20 pp. 7490-7497
- ecological restoration, seed crop production, sustainable agriculture
- Wild-collected seed can no longer meet global demand in restoration. Dedicated Seed Production Areas (SPA) for restoration are needed and these require application of ecological, economic, and population-genetic science. SPA design and construction must embrace the ecological sustainability principles of restoration.