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Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted
Master of Science (M.S.)
Alice S. Hunter
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Second Committee Member
Recently the uniqueness of the vernal pool habitat has been recognized by several groups of biologists. A survey of the literature reveals that interest of botanists, but one notes a lack of information of plankton which are so fundamental in the food web. Therefore, a taxonomic survey of the plankton seems appropriate. In the present study, the abundance of the predominant species of plankton were studied during a seasonal and also diurnal cycle. A possible correlation of this information with some physicochemical factors was also tested. Because of time constraints this study was limited to one pool but hopefully other researchers will extend this work in the future.
Gonzalez de Macias, Ma. Refugio. (1989). Plankton and physiochemical factors in a vernal pool. University of the Pacific, Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted. https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/2183
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