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Arctic and Alpine Plant Life Cycles
Of the world's major biomes, tundras, including Antarctica and Green­ land, occupy about 15% of the land surface. These treeless areas, above treeline (alpine ) or beyond treeline latitudinallyExpand
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Microclimate control of growth rates and habitats of the boreal forest mosses, Tomenthypnum nitens and Hylocomium splendens
Tomenthypnum nitens forms tall turfs in fens where the tree and shrub canopy is sparse and the water table is close to the surface. The feather moss species (Hylocomium splendens, PleuroziumExpand
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Environmental regulation of nitrogen fixation in a high arctic lowland ecosystem
This study examined spatial and temporal variation in cyanobacterial nitrogen fixation and the environmental regulation of this variation at Truelove Lowland, Devon Island, N.W.T. Acetylene reductionExpand
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Forest Vegetation of the Montane and Subalpine Zones, Olympic Mountains, Washington
One of the last frontiers for large scale ecological research in the United States has been the Pacific Northwest. Foresters have conducted silvicultural research in the area for many years, butExpand
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Patterns of water use and the tissue water relations in the dioecious shrub, Salix arctica: the physiological basis for habitat partitioning between the sexes
SummaryWithin the high arctic of Canada, Salix arctica, a dioecious, dwarf willow exhibits significant spatial segregation of the sexes. The overall sex ratio is female-biased and female plants areExpand
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PLANT REPRODUCTION IN A HIGH ARCTIC ENVIRONMENT
Studies of flowering, germination, and seedling survival were conducted in various stable and unstable soil (surface scraped and surface tilled) sites on King Christian Island, N.W.T., Canada.Expand
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