Masters ThesisThe Distribution of sexes across a rainfall gradient in a subdioecious southern California chaparral shrub Rhus ovata S. Watson (Anacardiaceae)Keldgord, Heather ElayneRhus ovata is an evergreen shrub species that is common to low elevations in southern California. This species is subdioecious, i.e. some individuals are functionally females and produce fruit while others are functionally male and produce flowers wit . . .
ThesisNicholson, PhyllisNiche relationships and coexistence of ten species of rodents occurring in southern California chaparral were studied from October 1975 through September 1976. Habitat selection and utilization were investigated to determine the extent to which the fu . . .
Masters ThesisCommunity wildfire preparedness: balancing community safety and ecosystem sustainability in Southern California chaparralMayberry, Jennifer A.San Diego County, CA has had an increasing number of wildfires in the wildland urban interface, resulting in loss of lives, property and habitat for sensitive and endemic species (San Diego 2008). As San Diego’s population continues to grow and expand . . .
ThesisAlvarez, Robert, Jr.The primary purpose of this study is to describe the various physical and biotic factors which determine or influence the distribution and composition of the chaparral on Mount Diablo, California. The physical factors which are considered include . . .