In a greenhouse study of reclamation options, four seed mixes, three soil types, three rainfall scenarios, and three amendment treatments were tested. Based on analysis of the 28 individual species of native plants tested, a mix of 10 species was selected in the Phase II experiment.
Fehmi, J.S., T.M. Kong, and L. Wood. 2008. Phase II—Final Project Report. Prepared for Augusta Resource Corporation. Tucson: School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona. December 17.