PWTB 200-1-103 Investigation of Seed Bombs for Military Lands  


This Public Works Technical Bulletin (PWTB) reports on the studies performed to investigate the germination potential of grass species for revegetation, using seed bombs as a viable method for disturbed areas of ranges and other military lands where rapid revegetation is critical for military land management. The studies conducted quantitative analysis to compare the germination counts and biomass of germinated seeds for four seed-bomb formulas, allowing evaluation of each formula’s success. Utilization of this optimized revegetation method will reduce land management expenses under sub-optimal field conditions.