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How Fen Vegetation Structure Affects the Transport of Oil Sands Process-affected Waters
Oil sands mining in the Athabasca oil sands region disturbs large tracts of peatlands as the vegetation-soil layer must be removed. Processing oil sands produces large volumes of wet materialExpand
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Sphagnum farming: A long-term study on producing peat moss biomass sustainably
Abstract Sphagnum farming refers to the cultivation of Sphagnum mosses to produce Sphagnum biomass sustainably. Some possible uses of these fibers are as ingredients in growing substrates, as floralExpand
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Organic matter accumulation in a restored peatland: Evaluating restoration success
Recent advances in peatland restoration techniques have succeeded in establishing Sphagnum moss on the remnant cutover peat surface following peat extraction; however, evaluating restoration successExpand
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Factor VIIa replacement therapy in factor VII deficiency 1
Summary.  Factor (F)VII deficiency is an autosomal recessive disorder for which a replacement therapy is not universally available; recombinant FVIIa has been utilized as a therapeutic substitute. AsExpand
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Impacts of oil sands process water on fen plants: implications for plant selection in required reclamation projects.
Fen plant growth in peat contaminated with groundwater discharges of oil sands process water (OSPW) was assessed in a greenhouse over two growing seasons. Three treatments (non-diluted OSPW, dilutedExpand
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Initiation of microtopography in re‐vegetated cutover peatlands: evolution of plant species composition
Questions: How has plant species composition changed following initiation of microstructures in re-vegetated cutover peatlands? How many years are required for plant species composition ofExpand
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Initiation of Sphagnum moss hummocks in bogs and the presence of vascular plants: Is there a link?
Establishment of specific vascular plants and Sphagnum species, as well as asymmetrical competition and facilitation between the two types of plants are apparently important in the development ofExpand
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Thrombin generation: phenotypic quantitation
Summary.  An individual's ability to generate thrombin following tissue factor stimulus was evaluated in 13 healthy male donors in a 6‐month study. Thrombin generation in whole blood collected byExpand
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Evolution of niche preference in Sphagnum peat mosses
Peat mosses (Sphagnum) are ecosystem engineers—species in boreal peatlands simultaneously create and inhabit narrow habitat preferences along two microhabitat gradients: an ionic gradient and aExpand
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