Richness and Abundance of Soil Seed Bank in Dif ferent Agroecosystems in Central Veracruz, Mexico

  • Arturo Pérez-Vázquez Colegio de Postgraduados, Campus Veracruz https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8440-7814
  • Carlos Nahin Castro-Jose
  • Ana Lid del Angel-Pérez
  • Mónica de la Cruz Vargas-Mendoza
Keywords: disturbance, paddock, pasture, plant succession, restoration

Abstract

The soil seed bank is key to plant succession. However, agricultural activities have had a great impact on the vegetation and its composition. The aim was to determine the soil seed bank in dif ferent grazing agroecosystems in the central part of Veracruz state, Mexico. Richness, abundance, diversity, equity, dominance and similarity of the species were quantified and compared among four agroecosystems (silvopastoral, pasture-trees, traditional grazing, and Acahual or secondary vegetation) in Veracruz, Mexico during the year 2017. Samples were collected. of soil at two depths (0-5, > 5-10 cm). A statistical dif ference was found in the seed bank (P < 0.05) in silvopastoral at both depths, 0-5 (H’ = 2.13) and 5-10 (H’ = 1.86). Equity and dominance were higher for this agroecosystem (0.86) and for Acahual (0.58) with statistical dif ferences (P < 0.05). No statistical dif ferences were found at sites between depths (P > 0.05). Similarity was greater than 50% at all sites and increased with soil depth. The evidence suggests that the greatest diversity of the seed bank was in silvopastoral from 0 to 5 cm deep. The seed bank has potential for the restoration of vegetation, mainly herbaceous, and can promote the development of shrubs and trees, despite the management of cattle ranching sites.

Author Biography

Arturo Pérez-Vázquez, Colegio de Postgraduados, Campus Veracruz

DATOS PERSONALES

Correo electrónico: parturo@colpos.mx

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8440-7814

CVU: 58970

Miembro del SNI: Nivel I (2020-2024)

EMPLEO ACTUAL

Nombre del puesto: Profesor Investigador Titular

Institución: Colegio de Postgraduados, Campus Veracruz

TITULACIONES ACADÉMICAS

  • Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.- Philosophy Doctor, 2001
  • Colegio de Postgraduados, Centro de Botánica.-Maestría en Ciencias, 1991
  • Universidad Veracruzana, Facultad de Biología-Xalapa.-Licenciatura en Biología, 1988

LINEA DE INVESTIGACIÓN

LGAC: Recursos Naturales con potencial turístico y su aprovechamiento sustentable

ARTÍCULOS CIENTÍFICOS PUBLICADOS (últimos dos años)

Hernández-Salinas G., Luna-Cavazos M., Soto-Estrada A., García-Pérez E., Pérez-Vázquez A. & Córdova-Téllez L. 2021. Distribution and eco-geographic characterization of Carica papaya L. native to Mexico. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution https://doi.org/10.1007/s10722-021-01207-3

 

Gallardo-López F., Castellanos-Potenciano B.P., Díaz-Padilla G., Pérez-Vázquez A., Landeros-Sánchez C., Sol-Sánchez A. 2021. Disonancia cognitiva ante el cambio climático en apicultores: un caso de estudio en México. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias 12(1): 238-255. https://doi.org/10.22319/rmcp.v12i1.5213

 

Pérez Vázquez, A*., Galindo-Segura, L. A., Landeros Sánchez, C., & Gómez -Merino, F. C. (2021). Bibliometric analysis of scientific research on biochar. Agro Productividad, 14(2): 15-21. https://doi.org/10.32854/agrop.v14i2.1710

 

Ruíz Hernández R., Pérez-Vázquez A*., Landeros Sánchez C., Valdés Rodríguez O.A., y Figueroa Rodríguez K.A. 2021. Efecto de la poda en la producción de biomasa y proteína en Moringa oleifera Lam. en la zona centro de Veracruz. Biotecnia 23(2): 161-170. https://doi.org/10.18633/biotecnia.v23i2.1363

 

Quiroz Guerrero, I., Pérez Vázquez, A*., Landeros-Sánchez , C., Gallardo-López , F., Velasco-Velasco, . J., & Benítez-Badillo, G. (2020). Resilience as an Adaptation Strategy of Agroecosystems in the light of Climate Change. AgroProductividad 13(11): 61-67. https://doi.org/10.32854/agrop.v13i11.1815

 

Agroecosystem and rural tourism: Bibliometric analysis and its conceptual relationship from 2014 to 2020.

 

Campos-Pulido, R., Pérez-Vázquez, A*., Gallardo-López, F., Landeros-Sánchez, C., & Hidalgo-Contreras, J. V. (2020). Agroecosystem and rural tourism: Bibliometric analysis and its conceptual relationship from 2014 to 2020. AgroProductividad, 13(11) 37-43. https://doi.org/10.32854/agrop.v13i11.1809

 

Parra-Melchor, M., Pérez-Vázquez, A., & Arvizu-Barrón, E. (2020). Evolution of the Agri-Food Chain Concept in the 21st Century: The Taro Case. AgroProductividad, 13(11): 81-86 https://doi.org/10.32854/agrop.v13i11.1818

 

Mikery-Gutiérrez, M., Pérez-Vázquez*, A., Martínez-Dávila, J., Ruiz-Rosado , O., & García-Albardo, J. (2020). Public Policies for the Development of Agroecosystems Resilient to Climate Change. AgroProductividad, 13(11): 131-137. https://doi.org/10.32854/agrop.v13i11.1814

 

Rodriguez, O. A. V.-, I. Gomez-Zuniga, O. M. Palacios-Wassenaar, G. S. Quintas, and Perez-Vazquez A. 2020. Effect of pruning and organic fertilization over productive parameters of four mexican provenances of Jatropha curcas L.”. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 32 (8): 567-76, https://doi.org/10.9755/ejfa.2020.v32.i8.2133

 

Wencomo-Cardenas, H.B., Pérez-Vázquez A*., Garcia-Perez E., y  Valdes-Rodriguez, O. A. 2020. Caracterización morfoagronómica de accesiones no tóxicas de Jatropha curcas L. Pastos y Forrajes 43 (3): 230-238

 

Leyva-Trinidad D.A., Perez-Vazquez A*., Bezerra Da Costa I.,  and Formighieri Giordani R.C. 2020. The role of the milpa in food and nutritional security in households of Ocotal Texizapan, Veracruz, Mexico. Polibotánica 50: 279-299. 10.18387/polibotanica.50.16

 

 

PREMIOS Y DISTINCIONES

Entre las distinciones recibidas están: Miembro del Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (SNI) Nivel I (2009-2011; 2012-2015; 2016-2019, 2020-2023), Distinción Anual  del Colegio de Postgraduados. 3er Lugar (1992); 2do Lugar (1993); Agropolis Graduate Research Awards in Urban Agriculture, (1999); Diploma of the Imperial College London (31 Mayo, 2003). 100 Académicos Distinguidos del Colegio de Postgraduados en 2008. 100 Académicos Distinguidos del Colegio de Postgraduados en 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 y 2020. Presidente de la Sociedad Mexicana de Agricultura Sostenible A.C (2006 Y 2007) y Presidente del Congreso Internacional de Biocombustibles 2011. Miembro del Comité de Honor de la SOMAS A.C. Coordinador de la Red de Jatropha spp. (SNICS-SADER).

PROYECTOS DE INVESTIGACIÓN

  • Rescate de flora ornamental de la región central de Veracruz para uso en jardines naturalistas"

PROYECTOS DE SERVICIO Y DE EXTENSIÓN

Rescate de flora ornamental de la región central de Veracruz para uso en jardines

Published
2024-02-01
Section
Scientific Papers

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