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Introduction to California Soils and Plants

Serpentine, Vernal Pools, and Other Geobotanical Wonders (California Natural History Guides)

by Arthur R. Kruckeberg

  • 106 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Science,
  • Nature,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Ecophysiology,
  • Rare plants,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • California,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Ecology,
  • Plants - General,
  • Nature / General,
  • Soils,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Plant-soil relationships

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7711431M
    ISBN 100520233727
    ISBN 109780520233720

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Introduction to California Soils and Plants by Arthur R. Kruckeberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

All in all, however, what is most impressive about "Introduction to California Soils and Plants: Serpentine, Vernal Pools, and Other Geobotanical Wonders (California Natural History Guides)" is how well Kruckenberg depicts all the unique plants of California, as well /5(7).

Carnivorous pitcher plants, pygmy conifers, and the Tiburon jewel flower, restricted to a small patch of serpentine soil on Tiburon Peninsula in Marin County, are just a few of California's many amazing endemic plants--species that are unique to particular locales. California boasts an abundance of endemic plants precisely because it also boasts the richest geologic diversity of any place in.

About this book. Carnivorous pitcher plants, pygmy conifers, and the Tiburon jewel flower, restricted to a small patch of serpentine soil on Tiburon Peninsula in Marin County, are just a few of California's many amazing endemic plants--species that are unique to particular locales.

All in all, however, what is most impressive about "Introduction to California Soils and Plants: Serpentine, Vernal Pools, and Other Geobotanical Wonders (California Natural History Guides)" is how well Kruckenberg depicts all the unique plants of California, as well /5(5).

Introduction: How Geology Shapes Plant Life Chapter 1. Land Forms and Plant Life Chapter 2. Plants and Their Soils Chapter 3.

The Serpentine Story Chapter 4. Other Strange Plant-Soil Relationships Chapter 5. Plant Distribution over Space and Time Chapter 6.

Human Influences Epilogue: Geology Gone Wild Glossary Exploring California’s Geology Brand: University of California Press. Introduction to California Soils and Plants book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Carnivorous pitcher plants, pygmy conife /5. Kruckeberg has probably done most to bring attention to the diversity of soils and geology that provide the substrate for CA's wonderful native plant ecology.

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Kruckeberg By Arthur R. Kruckeberg California Natural History Guides. Format: Paperback. $ / $ CAN. REQUEST EXAM COPY REQUEST DESK COPY. About the Book. Introduction to California Soils and Plants (Paperback) Serpentine, Vernal Pools, and Other Geobotanical Wonders (California Natural History Guides #86) By Arthur R.

Kruckeberg. University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: Septem Implications for Plant Populations and Communities Challenges in the Study of Interactions Conclusions References and Suggested Reading 11 Spatial Distribution of Soil Organisms S.

Frey Introduction Geographical Differences in Soil Biota Association of Soil Organisms with Plants Spatial Heterogeneity of Soil File Size: 9MB. An Introduction to Soil Science Dr. Robert L. Ficklin (Spring ) The Purposes and Functions of Soils Soils are natural bodies made from both mineral and organic materials and capable of supporting plants out-of-doors.

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Kruckeberg. Click here for the lowest price. Paperback,Pages:   Introduction to California Soils and Plants: Serpentine, Vernal Pools, and Other Geological Wonders (Kruckeberg) (QK 86 U6 K78 ) (California Natural History Guides # 86) Introduction to basic principles of plant geography and plant endemism with specific examples from California.

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[] at .Introduction to California soils and plants: serpentine, vernal pools, and other geobotanical wonders. [Arthur R Kruckeberg] -- "Arthur Kruckeberg gives a geologic travelogue of California's unusual soils and land forms and their associated plants, demonstrating along the way how geology shapes plant life."--Jacket.