One giant step for life

Niklas, Karl J.
June 1994
Natural History;Jun94, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p22
Discusses the migration of plants to various continents. How plants were the first forms of life to migrate onto land; How they paved the way for later colonization of land by animal life; What plants gained by leaving the water; Radiation of vascular plants; Consideration of Bouguer's law regarding the intensity of light through water; Efficiency of plants at conserving water on land.


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