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Name:Rachel
Status: student
Age: 16
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: Around 1999  


Question:
I'm doing a project on bracken and I was wondering how the factors: soil pH, soil depth, soil moisture, humidity, temperature and sunlight will affect the growth of bracken. Could you also give an explanation why. The information you give will only be placed in the background bit of the project. The main bulk of the project is the stats. I have results but am unable to back them up with background knowledge. Are you also aware of any websites which have information on bracken. All help will be greatly appreciated. If you need to send me anything please email me and I will give you my address. Thank you.



Replies:
Dear Rachel,

The following may be helpful re. bracken fern.

http://www.georgian.edu/pinebarrens/bi_p_paq.htm
http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/natbltn/600-699/nb673.htm
Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.


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