Sphagnum bogs down other plants

  title={Sphagnum bogs down other plants},
  author={Nico van Breemen}
success of this and similar initiatives will be vital to the conservation of the very biological resources that initiated and sustain human civilization. T here may be more carbon (C) incorporated in Sphag num, dead and alive, than in any other genus of plant 1. The success of Sphagnum is due to its ability to create a habitat in which few other plants can flourish. The literature abounds in remarks about Sphagnum smothering other plants. Klinger 2 even considers the widespread 'forest decline… CONTINUE READING


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