TITLE

B. nana Plants Are Expanding Their Presence in the Arctic Tundra!

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
CO2 Science;4/27/2011, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a research study on rates of warming in the western North American Arctic. It references a study "Long-term experimental manipulation of climate alters the ectomycorrhizal community of Betula nana in Arctic tundra," by J. R. Deslippe, et al. published in "Global Change Biology." It presents findings on the effects of warming in tundra and expansion of Betula nana.
ACCESSION #
60432293

 

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