Seed Banks: Types, Roles and Research


Janice Murphy (Editor)

Series: Plant Science Research and Practices
BISAC: NAT011000

This book provides new research in the study on seed banks. Chapter One begins with an overview of seed bank research in Central European grasslands. Chapter Two focuses on the Caucasus Regional Seed Bank (CRSB). Chapter Three discusses Crofton weed invasion history and damages in China, seed characteristics, germination characteristics and light dependence of seed germination. Chapter Four provides a case study review of soil seed bank and rangeland conditions in North Patagonia. (Imprint: Novinka)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Seed Bank Research in Central-European Grasslands – An Overview
Réka Kiss, Béla Tóthmérész, Orsolya Valkó, and Péter Török (Department of Ecology, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary, and others)

Chapter 2. Caucasus Regional Seed Bank (CRSB)
Mikatadze-Panstulaia, Ts., Barblishvili, T., Trivedi, C., Faruk A. (National Botanical Garden of Georgia, Georgia, and others)

Chapter 3. Seed Characteristics, Light-Sensitive Germination Features, and Importance for Invasiveness of Crofton Weed in China
Huimei Wang, Zhonghua Zhang, Huafeng Chen, and Wenjie Wang (Key Laboratory of Forest Plant Ecology, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, P.R. China)

Chapter 4. Soil Seed Bank and Rangeland Condition in a Productive Meadow: A Case Study in North Patagonia
Miriam E. Gobbi, Pablo de Brito and Paula Diehl (INIBIOMA, Universidad Nacional del Comahue, San Carlos de Bariloche, RN, Argentina, and others)


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