What is it about?
Eelgrass seed production was studied along the depth gradient in Swedish west coast. Seed production was found to be highest at intermediate depths. The study also evaluated methods for large-scale restoration using seeds and a new mechanized method for seed separation was presented.
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Why is it important?
This study provides important insights into the flowering seasonality and seed production of eelgrass in Swedish west coast, which can help inform restoration efforts for this important habitat. The new mechanized method for seed separation can also significantly improve the efficiency of large-scale restoration projects.
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This page is a summary of: Eelgrass seed harvesting: Flowering shoots development and restoration on the Swedish west coast, Aquatic Botany, January 2018, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.aquabot.2017.10.002.
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