Chapter 17. Plant Reintroductions: Reestablishing Extirpated Populations

  1. James P. Gibbs,
  2. Malcolm L. Hunter Jr. and
  3. Eleanor J. Sterling

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch17

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

How to Cite

Gibbs, J. P., Hunter, M. L. and Sterling, E. J. (2008) Plant Reintroductions: Reestablishing Extirpated Populations, in Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch17

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152877

Online ISBN: 9781444319576

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Keywords:

  • plant reintroductions - reestablishing extirpated populations;
  • conservation strategy - buying conservation land and guarding against external threats;
  • conservation biologists - reintroducing species into impoverished sites;
  • reintroduction plan for plant species and reintroduction effectiveness;
  • choosing target site and target species;
  • designing reintroduction plan;
  • record-keeping and success of experiments;
  • repeating experiments for plant reintroduction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objective

  • Procedures

  • Expected Products

  • Discussion

  • Making It Happen

  • Further Resources