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Title: Fact Sheet: Evidence-based Restoration Systematic Review: Effectiveness of Post-wildfire Seeding in Western U.S. Forests

Author: * Peppin, D.L., * Fule, P.Z., Beyers, J.L. , Sieg, C.H. , Hunter, M.E.

Subject: Seeding, Post-wildfire rehabilitation

Abstract: Broadcast seeding is one of the most widely used emergency treatments after a wildfire in forested ecosystems of the western United States. It is intended to reduce soil erosion, increase vegetative ground cover, and mini-mize establishment and spread of non-native plant species. However, seeding treatments can have negative ef-fects, including competing with recovering native plant communities and inadvertently introducing invasive species.

Date: 2011

Type: Fact Sheet

Source: Ecological Restoration Institute Fact Sheet

Identifier: 2p.

Publisher: NAU Ecological Restoration Institute, http://www.eri.nau.edu

Format: PDF

Language: English