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Post-mining restoration of Spinifex species in the arid-tropical zone
|Statement||by G. Wells and K. Dixon ... [et al.].|
|Series||Report / Minerals & Energy Research Institute of Western Australia -- no. 200, Report (Minerals and Energy Research Institute of Western Australia : CD-ROM) -- no. 200.|
|Contributions||Dixon, K. W.|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2006570330|
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Introduction. Triodia species (Poaceae Barnhart & Barnh.), commonly referred to as spinifex, are long‐lived perennial grasses unique to Australia.
They dominate up to 26% of inland Australia, forming key elements within the main vegetation communities in the semiarid zone (Gamage et al. ), and are the dominant grass species of the Pilbara bioregion of northwest Western Australia Inorganic soil amendments alter seedling performance of native plant species in post-mining arid zone rehabilitation Article in Journal of Environmental Management April with Reads Mineral-sands mining in the semiarid and arid zone of south-eastern Australia is now a widespread disturbance that may adversely affect large areas of remnant vegetation, including mallee (Eucalyptus spp.) with hummock grass or spinifex (Triodia scariosa) understorey.
No broad-scale restoration projects have been undertaken to revegetate mallee Eucalyptus species with spinifex. We report on Spinifex-mallee revegetation: Implications for restoration after mineral-sands mining in the Murray-Darling Basin Article (PDF Available) in Australian Journal of Botany 64(6) January Overcoming physiological dormancy in seeds of Triodia (Poaceae) to improve restoration in the arid zone and in a single species of the arid zone, H.
gla- berrima. post mining land With Triodia (spinifex) species forming the dominant vegetation cover in the arid zone of Australia, restoring vegetation to pre-existing densities is a key priority for restoration :// One of the most critical challenges faced in restoration of disturbed arid lands is the limited availability of topsoil.
In post-mining restoration, alternative soil substrates such as mine waste could be an adequate growth media to alleviate the topsoil deficit, but these materials often lack appropriate soil characteristics to support the development and survival of :// Biology and conservation of arid zone vertebrates (ABSTRACT).
In Selection of Abstracts and Papers: 53rd ANZAAS Congress, Perth, May p. Morris K (). The status of the rodent genus Pseudomys in the arid zone: paper prepared for the meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, Perth.
?find=arid. The establishment of vegetation cover on post-mining land is a challenging task for land managers, restoration ecologists, and stakeholders. Initially, when seeding or planting is done on the spoil surface, with or without the application of topsoil, it requires further care to establish the plant species and to ensure the desired ecosystem Here, we present a case study on plant species of the mining intensive semi-arid Pilbara region in Western Australia that examines the effects of climate and soil factors on the restoration of Wright, Boyd R and Fensham, Roderick J () Fire timing in relation to masting: an important determinant of post-fire recruitment success for the obligate-seeding arid zone soft spinifex (Triodia pungens).
Annals of botany, 1: doi: /aob/mcx Other resources do recognise the effects of mining on fauna, but this is limited to simple statements on the need for returning habitat components that promote faunal recolonisation; for example, habitat corridors (McLaughlin ), monitoring plans for threatened species or management of feral species (without reference to restoration) (Guinea Mast seeding, the intermittent production of large synchronised seed crops among plant populations, is a phenomenon that occurs at exceptionally long intervals in spinifex grasses (Triodia spp.) from arid regions of Australia.
This is despite the reliance Post-mining restoration of Spinifex species in the arid-tropical zone book these fire-sensitive plants on seeds for post-fire regeneration, and that spinifex grasslands rate among Australia’s most flammable Lost in time and space: re-assessment of conservation status in an arid-zone flora through targeted field survey.
Silcock, J. L., Healy, A. and Fensham, R. () Lost in time and space: re-assessment of conservation status in an arid-zone flora through targeted field survey.
Australian Journal of Botany, 62 8: doi/BT Tropical and Arid Australia. Prior to the discovery of the sites of ancient habitation around the Top End it had been postulated by a number of researchers that the first Aboriginal People to arrive in Australia would have landed at places like Arnhem Land, Cape York or the Kimberly region, based on the proximity of these places to New Guinea and the islands of Southeast :// This study investigated bet-hedging strategies associated with dormancy and germination in arid zone Triodia species from north-west Australia, by assessing (1) the effects of the mechanical restriction imposed by the indehiscent floral bracts (i.e.
floret) covering the seed and (2) the impact of dormancy alleviation on florets and cleaned The Australian Journal of Botany is an international journal publishing original research encompassing all plant groups including fossil plants.
Plant science areas covered by the scope are as follows: ecology and ecophysiology, conservation biology and biodiversity, forest biology and management, cell and molecular biology, palaeobotany, reproductrive biology and genetics, mycology and By Glenn Burns To climb Mt Meharry in Western Australia’s Pilbara region is easy enough.
A ramble of 11 kilometres will take you to its metre summit and back. A mere day walk for local Pilbara peakbaggers. But for this party of blow-ins from the east coast, the logistics of accessing Meharry were Mark Bonner, Allen, Diane E., Brackin, Richard Thomas, Smith, Tim E., Lewis, Tom, Luke Shoo and Schmidt, Susanne () Tropical rainforest restoration plantations are slow to restore the soil biological and organic carbon characteristics of old growth Globally increasing rates of mine site discontinuations are resulting in the need for immediate implementation of effective conservation and management strategies.
Surveying vegetation structure is a common method of assessing restoration success; however, responses of fauna to mine site restoration remain largely overlooked and understudied despite their importance within ecosystems as InRod is working with co-workers editing Ludwig Leichhardt's diaries, woody vegetation dynamics, artesian desert springs, grazing dynamics in the arid zone, the role of fire in savannas and establishing a large project to facilitate ecosystem restoration within an Buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris L.) is a robust, deep-rooted C4 perennial tussock grass native to tropical and sub-tropical arid environments (Sharif-Zadeh and Murdoch, ).
The species has highly varied morphological and physiological characteristics, which when combined with its wide geographic distribution, have led to considerable Schmidt, Susanne and George Stewart () delta N values of tropical savanna and monsoon forest species reflect root specialisations and soil nitrogen status.
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This adds a single, un-removable blocker tile which has the adjacency effect of +2 Society research. "Arid and Abandoned" (Arid) - A level 3 anomaly in which you find an abandoned alien sensor array on the planet. You have the Effects of soil and topographic factors on vegetation restoration in opencast coal mine dumps located in a loess area.
Arid Zone Research 22(4), in a lignite post-mining area in :// This study investigated the effect of method of blending and spreading topsoil-waste rock (as dictated by waste dump position), rock addition, topsoil source and seed burial on seedling emergence from seeds broadcast onto mine restoration sites.
Seed of 10 species were surface sown onto a waste rock dump plateau with six cover treatments spread by loose tipping; three topsoil source treatments 1.
Introduction. Rainfall is a key driver of arid ecosystems (Morton et al., ).The reproductive output of some arid zone lizard species responds dramatically and predictably to increased food resources (Ballinger,Dunham,Pianka and Vitt, ), or changes in vegetation cover (Heatwole,Read and Cunningham, ), following above-average :// C.S.B.
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Indicators of biodiversity, i.e. species richness, habitat quality and diversity indices, on the other hand were found to be influenced positively by disturbance (P Arid Zone Research, 28(1): Qiao XJ, Tang ZY, Anwar Mohammat, Fang JY.
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