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  • David Merritt

A framework for the practical science necessary to restore sustainable, resilient, and biodiverse ecosystems

Miller, B. P., Sinclair, E. A., Menz, M. H. M., Elliott, C. P., Bunn, E., Commander, L. E., Dalziell, E., David, E., Davis, B., Erickson, T. E., Golos, P. J., Krauss, S. L., Lewandrowski, W., Mayence, C. E., Merino-Martin, L., Merritt, D. J., Nevill, P. G., Phillips, R. D., Ritchie, A. L., Ruoss, S. & 1 others, Stevens, J. C., Jul 2017, In : Restoration Ecology. 25, 4, p. 605-617 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
54 Citations (Scopus)

Alleviation of morphophysiological dormancy in seeds of the Australian arid-zone endemic shrub, Hibbertia glaberrima F. Muell. (Dilleniaceae)

Dalziell, E., Erickson, T., Hidayati, S., Walck, J. L. & Merritt, D., Dec 2018, In : Seed Science Research. 28, 4, p. 286-293

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

An atlas to the plants and seeds of the Pilbara region

Erickson, T., Barrett, R. L., Symons, D. R., Turner, S. R. & Merritt, D. J., 2016, Pilbara seed atlas and field guide: Plant restoration in Australia's arid northwest. Erickson, TE., Barrett, RL., Merritt, DJ. & Dixon, KW. (eds.). Clayton South, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing, p. 43-256

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

A research agenda for seed-trait functional ecology

Saatkamp, A., Cochrane, A., Commander, L., Guja, LK., Jimenez-Alfaro, B., Larson, J., Nicotra, A., Poschlod, P., Silveira, F. A. O., Cross, AT., Dalziell, E. L., Dickie, J., Erickson, T. E., Fidelis, A., Fuchs, A., Golos, P. J., Hope, M., Lewandrowski, W., Merritt, D. J., Miller, B. P. & 9 others, Miller, RG., Offord, C. A., Ooi, M. K. J., Satyanti, A., Sommerville, K. D., Tangney, R., Tomlinson, S., Turner, S. & Walck, J. L., 30 Sep 2018, In : New Phytologist.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
41 Citations (Scopus)

A systematic approach to seed management for restoration

Merritt, D. J., Golos, P. J. & Erickson, T., 2016, Pilbara seed atlas and field guide: Plant restoration in Australia's arid northwest. Erickson, TE., Barrett, RL., Merritt, DJ. & Dixon, KW. (eds.). Clayton South, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing, p. 35-42

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Benefits of adopting seed-based technologies for rehabilitation in the mining sector: A Pilbara perspective

Erickson, T., Munoz-Rojas, M., Kildisheva, O. A., Stokes, B., White, S., Heyes, J., Dalziell, E. L., Lewandrowski, W., James, J., Madsen, M., Turner, S. R. & Merritt, D. J., 30 Nov 2017, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 65, 8, p. 646-660

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiversity responses to vegetation structure in a fragmented landscape: ant communities in a peri-urban coastal dune system

Cross, S. L., Cross, A. T., Merritt, D., Dixon, K. W. & Andersen, A. N., 2016, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 20, 3, p. 485-495 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Climate and soil factors influencing seedling recruitment of plant species used for dryland restoration

Munoz-Rojas, M., Erickson, T., Martini, D., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D. J., 28 Jun 2016, In : SOIL. 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
29 Citations (Scopus)
189 Downloads (Pure)

Climate-Dependent Heat-Triggered Opening Mechanism of Banksia Seed Pods

Huss, J. C., Schoeppler, V., Merritt, D. J., Best, C., Maire, E., Adrien, J., Spaeker, O., Janssen, N., Gladisch, J., Gierlinger, N., Miller, B. P., Fratzl, P. & Eder, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Advanced Science. 5, 1, 1700572.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Compaction conditions greatly affect growth during early plant establishment

Beckett, C. T. S., Glenn, D., Bradley, K., Guzzomi, A. L., Merritt, D. & Fourie, A. B., 1 Sep 2017, In : Ecological Engineering. 106, p. 471-481 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Cyanobacteria inoculation enhances carbon sequestration in soil substrates used in dryland restoration

Muñoz-Rojas, M., Román, J. R., Roncero-Ramos, B., Erickson, T. E., Merritt, D. J., Aguila-Carricondo, P. & Cantón, Y., 15 Sep 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 636, p. 1149-1154 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Defining the role of fire in alleviating seed dormancy in a rare Mediterranean endemic subshrub

Cross, A. T., Paniw, M., Ojeda, F., Turner, S. R., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D. J., 28 Jul 2017, In : AOB Plants. 9, 5, plx036.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
7 Citations (Scopus)
215 Downloads (Pure)

Do Abrasion- or Temperature-Based Techniques More Effectively Relieve Physical Dormancy in Seeds of Cold Desert Perennials?

Kildisheva, O. A., Erickson, T. E., Merritt, D. J., Madsen, M. D., Dixon, K. W., Vargas, J., Amarteifio, R. & Kramer, A. T., 1 May 2018, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management. 71, 3, p. 318-322 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of indigenous soil cyanobacteria on seed germination and seedling growth of arid species used in restoration

Muñoz-Rojas, M., Chilton, A., Liyanage, G. S., Erickson, T. E., Merritt, D. J., Neilan, B. A. & Ooi, M. K. J., 1 Aug 2018, In : Plant and Soil. 429, 1-2, p. 91-100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Flash flaming effectively removes appendages and improves the seed coating potential of grass florets

Guzzomi, A. L., Erickson, T. E., Ling, K. Y., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D. J., 2016, In : Restoration Ecology. 24, S2, p. S98-S105 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction to plant diversity of the Pilbara

Erickson, T. & Merritt, D. J., 2016, Pilbara seed atlas and field guide: Plant restoration in Australia's arid northwest. Erickson, TE., Barrett, RL., Merritt, DJ. & Dixon, KW. (eds.). Clayton South, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Measuring metabolic rates of small terrestrial organisms by fluorescence-based closed-system respirometry

Tomlinson, S., Dalziell, E. L., Withers, P. C., Lewandrowski, W., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D. J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 221, 7, jeb172874.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
18 Citations (Scopus)

Overcoming physiological dormancy in seeds of Triodia (Poaceae) to improve restoration in the arid zone

Erickson, T., Shackelford, N. A., Dixon, K. W., Turner, S. R. & Merritt, D. J., 2016, In : Restoration Ecology. 24, 2, p. 64 - 76 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Pilbara seed atlas and field guide: Plant restoration in Australia's arid northwest

Erickson, T., Barrett, R., Merritt, D. & Dixon, K., 2016, Clayton South, Victoria: CSIRO Australia. 312 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

Seed Coating: Science or Marketing Spin?

Pedrini, S., Merritt, D. J., Stevens, J. & Dixon, K., 1 Feb 2017, In : Trends in Plant Science. 22, 2, p. 106-116 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
51 Citations (Scopus)
1146 Downloads (Pure)

Seed collection, cleaning, and storage procedures

Erickson, T. & Merritt, D. J., 2016, Pilbara seed atlas and field guide: Plant restoration in Australia's arid northwest. Erickson, TE., Barrett, RL., Merritt, DJ. & Dixon, KW. (eds.). Clayton South, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing, p. 7-16

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Seed dormancy and germination of arid zone species

Erickson, T., Merritt, D. J. & Turner, S. R., 2016, Pilbara seed atlas and field guide: Plant restoration in Australia's arid northwest. Erickson, TE., Barrett, RL., Merritt, DJ. & Dixon, KW. (eds.). Clayton South, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing, p. 17-34

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Seed-dormancy depth is partitioned more strongly among habitats than among species in tropical ephemerals

Cross, A. T., Barrett, M. D., Turner, S. R., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 66, 3, p. 230-242 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Seed germination traits of desert perennials

Commander, L. E., Golos, P. J., Miller, B. P. & Merritt, D. J., Sep 2017, In : Plant Ecology. 218, 9, p. 1077-1091 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Seed production areas for the global restoration challenge

Nevill, P. G., Tomlinson, S., Elliott, C. P., Espeland, E. K., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D. J., 1 Oct 2016, In : Ecology and Evolution. 6, 20, p. 7490-7497 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
31 Citations (Scopus)

Seed reproductive biology of the rare aquatic carnivorous plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa (Droseraceae)

Cross, A. T., Adamec, L., Turner, S. R., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D. J., 2016, In : Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 180, 4, p. 515-529 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Setting the scene for dryland recovery: an overview and key findings from a workshop targeting seed-based restoration

Kildisheva, O., Erickson, T. E., Merritt, D. J. & Dixon, K. W., 2016, In : Restoration Ecology. 24, S2, p. S36-S42 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)
61 Citations (Scopus)
56 Citations (Scopus)
32 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature-induced self-sealing capability of Banksia follicles

Huss, J. C., Spaeker, O., Gierlinger, N., Merritt, D., Miller, B., Neinhuis, C., Fratzl, P. & Eder, M., 24 Jun 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Society. Interface. 15, 143, 20180190.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)