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Unformatted text preview: trients. Focus Plant 5: Soils & Nutrition: Sarracenia alata Sarracenia (Yellow Trumpet Pitcher Plant) (Yellow Adapted to poor, spring-fed Adapted waterlogged soils: waterlogged Carnivory to supplement meager nutrients. meager Pitcher-shaped leaves trap Pitcher-shaped Insects: Insects: die & decay. Trap absorbs released N, P, Trap K, etc. K, Flower Native to GA, MS, AL, LA & TX Pitcher trap Leaf. Decaying insects in trap East Texas Pitcher Plant Habitat East Rare: restricted to 'herbaceous seeps' with spring-fed, sand-filtered, Rare: nutrient-poor, acid, wet sandy soils. nutrient-poor, Natural or prescribed fires important to keep away competing woody Natural vegetation. vegetation. More pictures? Click Pineywoods plants digital gallery link on Bio131 website: More →Browse the gallery→Eudicotyledons→Sarraceniaceae Biogeochemical Cycles: Movement of Nutrients Through the Biosphere (p. 691-692; p. 653) p. 2 processes: processes: Movement Chemical transformation Cycles: Water Cycle Water Nitrogen Cycle Nitrogen Phosphorus cycle Phosphorus Carbon cycle Carbon Many others. Hydrologic (water) cycle Nitrogen Cycle: Nitrification & Assimilation Nitrogen (p.692-699; 654) 654 Atmospheric N2 Lightning Nitrogen fixation Living Organisms Amino acid/ nucleotide synthesis Industry, volcanoes Bacteria (soil) Ammonium Symbiotic root bacteria nitrification (soil bacteria) Soil nitrates Decomposition & Amonification Denitrification (soil bacteria) Sediments Nitrogen Cycle: Decomposition & Nitrogen Ammonification Ammonification Atmospheric N2 Lightning Nitrogen fixation Amino acid synthesis Industry, volcanoes Bacteria (soil) Ammonium Living Organisms Symbiotic root bacteria nitrification (soil bacteria) Soil nitrates Decomposition & Amonification Denitrification (soil bacteria) Sediments Nitrogen Cycle: Nitrogen Loss Atmospheric N2 Lightning Nitrogen fixation Amino acid synthesis Industry, volcanoes Bacteria (soil) Ammonium Living Organisms Symbiotic root bacteria nitrification (soil bacteria) Soil nitrates Decomposition & Amonification Denitrification (soil bacteria) Sediments Nitrogen Cycle: Nitrogen Fixation Atmospheric N2 Lightning Nitrogen fixation Amino acid synthesis Industry, volcanoes Bacteria (soil) Ammonium Living Organisms Symbiotic root bacteria nitrification (soil bacteria) Soil nitrates Decomposition & Amonification Denitrification (soil bacteria) Sediments The Nitrogen Cycle Atmospheric N2 Lightning Nitrogen fixation Amino acid synthesis Industry, volcanoes Bacteria (soil) Ammonium Living Organisms Symbiotic root bacteria nitrification (soil bacteria) Soil nitrates Decomposition & Amonification Denitrification (soil bacteria) Sediments The End The Version 14.02...
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