Does the soil microbiology of chemically restored lowland heath resemble that of native heaths?

Authors: Green, I.D., Tibbett, M., Diaz, A. and Smith, M.T.E.

Conference: British Ecological Society Annual Meeting

Dates: 7-10 September 2009


Lowland heath vegetation can be successfully restored on former pasture by applying eleemntal sulphur to soil. To maintain this community in the long term, the soil microbial must also be restored. We show that the soil microbial community of restored heathland resembles that of native heathland and not pasture.

Source: Manual

Preferred by: Iain Green and Anita Diaz Isla