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Considering Root Traits for Improved Native Plant Development and Restoration

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am CDT

Trait-based ecology aims to link specific plant traits, or characteristics that affect fitness, to community assembly, biodiversity, and ecosystem function. Trait-based approaches are increasingly being used to understand plant establishment and survival in restoration settings. In this talk, I will discuss how considering plant traits can improve plant selection for revegetation of systems threatened by drought or competition. I will focus on early seedling and root traits, as they hold great promise for better understanding plant establishment and survival in stressful systems.

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Date:
October 27
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am CDT
Website:
https://www.ser.org/page/SERWebinars

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