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  • David Merritt
Article

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)

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

5 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-priming seeds with cyanobacteria: effects on native plant growth and soil properties

Chua, M., Erickson, T. E., Merritt, D. J., Chilton, A. M., Ooi, M. K. J. & Muñoz-Rojas, M., 15 Sep 2019, In : Restoration Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 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)
192 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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)
5 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)
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Morphophysiological dormancy in the basal angiosperm order Nymphaeales

Dalziell, E., Baskin, C., Baskin, J., Young, R., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D., 1 Jan 2019, In : Annals of Botany. 123, p. 95-106

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing physiological dormancy break of understudied cold desert perennials to improve seed-based restoration

Kildisheva, O., Erickson, T., Kramer, A. T., Zeldin, J. & Merritt, D., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 170, 104001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 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)

Protecting offspring against fire: Lessons from Banksia seed pods

Huss, J. C., Fratzl, P., Dunlop, J., Merritt, D., Miller, B. & Eder, M., 12 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 10, 283.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Seed germination and dormancy traits of forbs and shrubs important for restoration of North American dryland ecosystems

Kildisheva, O. A., Erickson, T., Madsen, M., Dixon, K. & Merritt, D., May 2019, In : Plant Biology. 21, 3, p. 458-469 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Seed germination biology of the Albany pitcher plant, Cephalotus follicularis

Just, M. P., Merritt, D. J., Turner, S. R., Conran, J. G. & Cross, A. T., 1 Jan 2019, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 67, 7, p. 480-489 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 moisture content as a primary trait regulating the lethal temperature thresholds of seeds

Tangney, R., Merritt, D., Fontaine, J. B. & Miller, B., May 2019, In : Journal of Ecology. 107, 3, p. 1093-1105 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 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)

Seed storage behaviour of tropical members of the aquatic basal angiosperm genus Nymphaea L. (Nymphaeaceae)

Dalziell, E., Funnekotter, B., Mancera, R. L. & Merritt, D., 2019, In : Conservation Physiology. 7, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Seed traits determine species' responses to fire under varying soil heating scenarios

Tangney, R., Merritt, D. J., Callow, J. N., Fontaine, J. B. & Miller, B. P., 2 Jul 2020, In : Functional Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (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

27 Citations (Scopus)
61 Citations (Scopus)
56 Citations (Scopus)
32 Citations (Scopus)

Soil rock content influences the maximum seedling emergence depth of a dominant arid zone grass

Masarei, M., Astfalck, L. C., Guzzomi, A. L., Merritt, D. J. & Erickson, T. E., 1 May 2020, In : Plant and Soil. 450, 1-2, p. 497-509 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Species-specific smoke effects on seed germination of plants from different habitats from Sri Lanka

Alahakoon, A. A. C. B., Perera, G. A. D., Merritt, D. J., Turner, S. R. & Gama-Arachchige, N. S., 1 Feb 2020, In : Flora: Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants. 263, 151530.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Temporal dynamics of seedling emergence among four fire ephemerals: The interplay of after-ripening and embryo growth with smoke

Hidayati, S. N., Merritt, D. J., Turner, S. R., Dixon, K. W. & Walck, J. L., 3 Jun 2019, In : Seed Science Research. 29, 2, p. 104-114 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
Chapter

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 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

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

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

Comment/debate

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)
Edited book/Anthology

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

Letter

Fire Seasonality Effect on Post-Fire Wind Dispersal: Response to Keith, Dunker, and Driscoll

Miller, R. G., Tangney, R., Enright, N. J., Fontaine, J. B., Merritt, D. J., Ooi, M. K. J., Ruthrof, K. X. & Miller, B. P., Apr 2020, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 35, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Fire Seasonality Mechanisms Are Fundamental for Understanding Broader Fire Regime Effects

Miller, R. G., Tangney, R., Enright, N. J., Fontaine, J. B., Merritt, D. J., Ooi, M. K. J., Ruthrof, K. X. & Miller, B. P., Oct 2020, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 35, 10, p. 869-871 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Review article

Mechanisms of fire seasonality effects on plant populations

Miller, RG., Tangney, R., Enright, N. J., Fontaine, J. B., Merritt, D., Ooi, M. K. J., Ruthrof, K. & Miller, B., Dec 2019, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 34, 12, p. 1104-1117

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Citations (Scopus)

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)
1154 Downloads (Pure)