10-year trends reveal declining quality of seeded pollinator habitat on reclaimed mines regardless of seed mix diversity

Andrew Lybbert, Sarah Cusser, Keng-Lou Hung & Karen Goodell
Plant-pollinator interactions represent a crucial ecosystem function threatened by anthropogenic landscape alterations. Disturbances that reduce plant diversity are associated with floral resource and pollinator declines. Establishing wildflower plantings is a major conservation strategy targeting pollinators, the success of which depends on long-term persistence of seeded floral communities. However, most pollinator-oriented seeding projects are monitored for a few years, making it difficult to evaluate the longevity of such interventions. Selecting plant species to provide pollinators diverse...
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