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Intraspecific Variation, Adaptation, and Evolution

Ryan E. O’Dell and Nishanta Rajakaruna

in Serpentine: The Evolution and Ecology of a Model System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268357
eISBN:
9780520948457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268357.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on how distinct soil types have resulted in ecotypic differentiation and adaptation. It begins with evidence for ecotypic differentiation in chemically stressful edaphic ... More


Restoration and Revegetation of Harsh Soils

Ryan E. O’Dell and Victor P. Claassen

in Serpentine: The Evolution and Ecology of a Model System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268357
eISBN:
9780520948457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268357.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on methods used in the restoration and revegetation of stressful edaphic environments. It begins with methods used in the restoration or revegetation of nonserpentine soils and ... More


Climate Change and Plant Communities on Unusual Soils

Ellen I. Damschen, Susan Harrison, Barbara M. Going, and Brian L. Anacker

in Serpentine: The Evolution and Ecology of a Model System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268357
eISBN:
9780520948457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268357.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter suggests that plant species and communities found on serpentine and other special soils share a number of ecological attributes which may cause them to respond differently to climate ... More


Plant Competition and Facilitation in Systems with Strong Environmental Gradients

Kara A. Moore and Sarah C. Elmendorf

in Serpentine: The Evolution and Ecology of a Model System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268357
eISBN:
9780520948457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268357.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter explores how plant interactions and their effects on community organization vary with stress, productivity, and environmental heterogeneity in serpentine ecosystems and along their ... More


Serpentine: The Evolution and Ecology of a Model System

Susan Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268357
eISBN:
9780520948457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268357.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Serpentine soils have long fascinated biologists for the specialized floras they support and the challenges they pose to plant survival and growth. This book focuses on what scientists have learned ... More


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