Abstract:The constant management of a seed bank accelerates the environmental recovery, in an attempt to reach the reference system. That said, this research aimed to evaluate the effects of a mining area on the richness, composition, and structure of the seed bank. The hypotheses are that there is greater richness in the surroundings areas in relation to the mining pit and that composition and structure are different between mining and surroundings areas. Twenty sampling points were assessed during two seasons (dry an… Show more
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