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Unformatted text preview: nitrogen and phosphorus. Unlike other plants found in Mer Bleue; which only need water to live, this factor does not have a great affect on the Alnus incana. It prefers a drier place to live in than the Marsh. Although there are times, where precipitations occur, which provide the perfect environment for this plant's habitat. As mentioned, the Alnus incana prefers to live in an environment that is drier than the Marsh, such as the econtone. The Ecotone, it's a transition zone, where the soil has remaining acid and allows a better growth for the Alnus incana. It's the perfect environment for this species, because it was most present in this section (Ecotone) at Mer Bleue. The forest is drier than the ecotone, and is located on the sandy dun and consists of well-drained soil, with many trees that form a closed canopy...
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course SCIENCE BIO1130 taught by Professor Fenwick during the Spring '11 term at University of Ottawa.
- Spring '11
- cell biology