- Comparing seed traits and germination success across thethree common-alder species is essential to improvingseed-zone delineation and selection of plant reproductivematerial in ecological restoration
- Research on within-species variation in seed germinationsuccess and related morphological traits can help improveestablishment rates and contribute to preserving the adap-tive potential of genetic resources
- More knowledge on rear-edgeAlnus lusitanicapopula-tions, which are naturally adapted to stressful climaticconditions, could help in identifying vulnerabilities andstrengths in terms of projected climate changes.
More details in the paper by Inês Gomes Marques in Restoration Ecology here
- Germination and seed traits in common alder (Alnus spp.): The potential contribution of rear‐edge populations to ecological restoration success
- Inês Gomes Marques, Carla Faria, Sofia Isabel Rodrigues Conceiçao, Roland Jansson,Tamara Corcobado, Slobodan Milanovic, Yann Laurent, Ivan Bernez, Simon Dufour,Bohumil Mandak, Hassan Ennouni, Abdelouahab Sahli, Mohammed Ater,Francisco Javier Dorado, Ana Delaunay Caperta, Teresa Soares David, Alejandro Solla,Patricia María Rodríguez-Gonzalez
- August 2021 ; Restoration Ecology ; DOI:10.1111/rec.13517