Tag Archives: keystone species

Seed banks in soil

Chris at woodlands.co.uk tells us about ‘soil seed banks’. Growers and farmers know very well how seeds can live in soil, ready to germinate when conditions change. This can be wonderful, terrible or both. Chris’s article stirs an old seedbank … Continue reading

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Declines in large old trees

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Mistletoe Down Under

You may recall what I wrote about mistletoe. Today, my fellow blogger manuelinor at Ecology is Not a Dirty Word tells us about Mistletoe Magic from an Australian perspective. I like what manuelinor says about mistletoe as a keystone species, … Continue reading

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Wolves and cod

What is a keystone species? Perhaps you know what that term means. But in case you want to find out, the National Geographic shows us a film and some words about keystone species. My fellow blogger skepticalsquirrel mentioned in a … Continue reading

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