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Serpentine [electronic resource] : the evolution and ecology of a model system / edited by Susan Harrison and Nishanta Rajakaruna.

Contributor(s): Harrison, Susan (Susan Patricia) | Rajakaruna, Nishanta, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 446 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780520948457 (electronic bk.); 0520948459 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Serpentine plants | Plants -- Adaptation | Plants -- Evolution | Plant-soil relationships | Soils -- Serpentine content | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- BotanyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Serpentine.DDC classification: 581.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Serpentine soils have long fascinated biologists for the specialized floras they support and the challenges they pose to plant survival and growth. This volume focuses on what scientists have learned about major questions in earth history evolution, ecology, conservation, and restoration from the study of serpentine areas.
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Serpentine soils have long fascinated biologists for the specialized floras they support and the challenges they pose to plant survival and growth. This volume focuses on what scientists have learned about major questions in earth history evolution, ecology, conservation, and restoration from the study of serpentine areas.

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