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The dynamics of Gymnostoma maquis on ultramafic soils in New Caledonia

McCoy, Stephane Guy

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Ultramafics cover extensive areas of New Caledonia and present a variety of unique nutritional and metal toxicity problems for plant growth. The flora of these substrates is highly diverse and occurs as vegetation types ranging from a low sclerophyllous maquis (heath) to rainforest. These substrates have been the focus of intensive nickel mining over the last century and are often devoid of vegetation for several decades. This lack of plant establishment is a major environmental concern...[Show more]

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Date published: 1998-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/110396

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