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Prairie and forest vegetation of the Armand Bayou Nature Center, Harris County, Texas
The prairie and bordering woodlands of the Armand Bayou Nature Center, Harris County, Texas were sampled as an example of Texas Upper Coastal Prairie. The prairie is homogeneous and species-rich but shows very low dominance. ...
Vegetation change in response to a tornado and prescribed fire in the Hickory Creek unit of the Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas
A mixed pine-oak forest in the Hickory Creek unit of the Big Thicket National Preserve was hit by a tornado in December of 1983. Subsequently the forest was subjected to three prescribed fires in an effort to restore this ...
Catharanthus roseus as a model system for the study of the phytoremediation of TNT
C. roseus hairy roots cultures were employed to prove the ability of plants to take up and transform TNT in the absence of microbes. Mass balances performed with 14C-TNT showed that the TNT was being taken up and transformed ...
The future of longleaf pine in a mixed pine-oak forest (Big Thicket, Texas)
A mixed pine-oak stand in the Turkey Creek Unit of the Big Thicket National Preserve was logged in 1929-1930 and has experienced no fires since at least 1974. Stand basal area, density, and species richness increased from ...