Summary: In: Arid Environments and Wind Erosion ISBN: 978-1-60692-411-2
Eds: A. Fernandez-Bernal and M. A. De La Rosa © 2009 Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
ASYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF SPECIES PERFORMANCE
AND TREATMENT EFFECTIVENESS FOR
REVEGETATION IN THE MOJAVE DESERT, USA
Scott R. Abella*1
and Alice C. Newton2
Public Lands Institute and Department of Environmental Studies,
University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway,
Las Vegas, NV 89154-2040, U.S.A.
National Park Service, Lake Mead National Recreation Area,
601 Nevada Way, Boulder City, NV 89005, U.S.A.
Land managers need ecologically and cost-effective strategies for revegetating arid
lands, such as the Mojave Desert in the southwestern United States. Many disturbances
failed agricultural attempts, grazing by exotic herbivores (e.g., burros, cattle), creating
roads, land clearing for military or mining activities, off-road vehicle use, and wildfires