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Major plant communities of warm North American deserts
A syntaxonomic study of the major plant communi- ties in neotropical North American deserts (Sonoran, Mojave and Baja California Deserts) is presented. The field method of the Braun-Blanquet approachExpand
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Suckling induces a daily rhythm in the preoptic area and lateral septum but not in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis in lactating rabbit does
Maternal behavior in the rabbit is restricted to a brief nursing period every day. Previously, we demonstrated that this event induces daily rhythms of Period1 (PER1) protein, the product of theExpand
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Shrubland formations and associations in mediterranean-desert transitional zones of northwestern Baja California
The area between Ensenada and EI Rosario (Baja California, Mexico) has long been considered as a transitional zone in which two great ecoclimatic regions (Mediterranean and Tropical-Desert) overlap.Expand
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A phytosociological survey of the boreal forest (shape Vaccinio-Piceetea) in North America
A survey of syntaxa of vegetation of North American boreal forests (class Vaccinio-Piceetea) is presented. This phytosociological survey, carried out combining the Braun-Blanquet method withExpand
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A phytosociological and phytogeographical survey of the coastal vegetation of western North America: beach and dune vegetation from Baja California to Alaska
Questions: What is the floristic composition of the plant communities that inhabit the beaches and dunes of the Pacific coast of North America? What are their ecological relationships in the zonalExpand
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A phytosociological and phytogeographical survey of the coastal vegetation of western North America. Part I: plant communities of Baja California, Mexico
Through tabular and average linkage cluster analyses, 737 phytosociological relevés were classified. Based on these relevés, we described and typified the associations, alliances, orders, and classesExpand
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A Phytosociological Survey of the Chionophilous Communities of Western North America. Part II: Boreal Associations
To continue our study on the chionophilous communities of western North America, this report presents a phytosociological survey of communities growing in a boreal macroclimate. Combining theExpand
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Bioclimates and vegetation along the Pacific basin of Northwestern Mexico
We describe relationships between the bioclimates and vegetation of the northwest of Mexico, including the Baja California peninsula and the stretch of the Pacific basin between the states of SonoraExpand
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Statistical Measures of Fidelity Applied to Diagnostic Species in Plant Sociology
The idea of a diagnostic species is an important concept in plant sociology. However, since over a century ago, when the term “association” was introduced, the identification of diagnostic speciesExpand
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A phytogeographical classification of the North American Pacific coast based on climate, vegetation and a floristic analysis of vascular plants.
This study was designed to explore floristic variation along the Pacific coast from Cook Inlet, Alaska, to the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico. Data corresponding to 965 phytosociologicalExpand
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