Seed Reserves Diluted During Surface Soil Reclamation in Eastern Mojave Desert
Surface soil reclamation is used to increase the re-establishment of native vegetation following disturbance through preservation and eventual replacement of the indigenous seed reserves. Employed widely in the mining industry, soil reclamation has had variable success in re-establishing native vegetation in arid and semi-arid regions.
Scoles-Sciulla, S.J., and L.A. DeFalco. 2009. Seed reserves diluted during surface soil reclamation in Eastern Mojave Desert. Arid Land Research and Management 23(1):1-13.