Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | January 12, 2007

Soil Nutrients Shape Tropical Forests, Large-scale Study Indicates

From the site: “Tropical forests are among the most diverse plant communities on earth, and scientists have labored for decades to identify the ecological and evolutionary processes that created and maintain them. A key question is whether all tree species are equivalent in their use of resources – water, light and nutrients – or whether each species has its own niche.”

Read article at ScienceDaily.com
TPE Link – Tropical Forests, Soil Systems

Image: Tropical rain forest. Courtesy USGS (Source)

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