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A Novel Approach to Cultivate Biocrusts for Restoration and Experimentation

A Novel Approach to Cultivate Biocrusts for Restoration and Experimentation M. Weih and I. Brunner. 2007. Specic r fi oot length as an indicator successful cultivation. Water is readily absorbed and lost of environmental change. Plant Biosystems 141:426–442. through surface tissues due to a property shared across taxa, Qian, Y., F.J. Gallagher, H. Feng and M. Wu. 2012. A geochemical study poikylohydry, which allows biocrusts to desiccate under of toxic metal translocation in an urban browne fi ld wetland. conditions of low humidity, and enter a state of temporary Environmental Pollution 166:23–30. metabolic dormancy (Potts 1999, Proctor et al. 2007). Thus, Scanlan, C.A. and C. Hinz. 2010. Using radius frequency distribu- water limitation is the primary determinant of growth. In tion functions as a metric for quantifying root systems. Plant some hyperarid regions, recovery from disturbance may and Soil 332:475–493. Stee ff ns, J.C. 1990. The heavy metal-binding peptides of plants. take centuries (Belnap and Warren 2002). Growth rates Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology may be substantially faster if water and nutrients are not 41:553–575. limiting (Chen et al. 2006, Xu et al. 2008). Biocrusts are not adapted to prolonged hydration, and chronically wet soils may favor non-target organisms, such as opportunistic fungi and green-algae http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ecological Restoration University of Wisconsin Press

A Novel Approach to Cultivate Biocrusts for Restoration and Experimentation

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University of Wisconsin Press
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Abstract

M. Weih and I. Brunner. 2007. Specic r fi oot length as an indicator successful cultivation. Water is readily absorbed and lost of environmental change. Plant Biosystems 141:426–442. through surface tissues due to a property shared across taxa, Qian, Y., F.J. Gallagher, H. Feng and M. Wu. 2012. A geochemical study poikylohydry, which allows biocrusts to desiccate under of toxic metal translocation in an urban browne fi ld wetland. conditions of low humidity, and enter a state of temporary Environmental Pollution 166:23–30. metabolic dormancy (Potts 1999, Proctor et al. 2007). Thus, Scanlan, C.A. and C. Hinz. 2010. Using radius frequency distribu- water limitation is the primary determinant of growth. In tion functions as a metric for quantifying root systems. Plant some hyperarid regions, recovery from disturbance may and Soil 332:475–493. Stee ff ns, J.C. 1990. The heavy metal-binding peptides of plants. take centuries (Belnap and Warren 2002). Growth rates Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology may be substantially faster if water and nutrients are not 41:553–575. limiting (Chen et al. 2006, Xu et al. 2008). Biocrusts are not adapted to prolonged hydration, and chronically wet soils may favor non-target organisms, such as opportunistic fungi and green-algae

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Ecological RestorationUniversity of Wisconsin Press

Published: Feb 18, 2015

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