Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science Vol. 120 Issue 4, Winter 2004
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Ecological research aimed at determining optimal conditions for longleaf pine regeneration has become increasingly important in restoration efforts. A study in the Croatan National Forest, North Carolina suggested that increased litter accumulation near trees can adversely affect seedling survival by increasing fire intensity.
The ways in which alcohol use was related to stress and religious activity was examined in students enrolled a Wingate University, a private, church-affiliated university in North Carolina. This study found that students responded to stress by drinking alcohol in large quantities, rather than relying on religion or spirituality.
The distributions and size status are reviewed of one Labrid, four Ostraciid, and five Diodontid fishes in North Carolina. The majority of the fishes examined were occasional or rare members of the North Carolina fish fauna. Overall abundances and occurrences remain unresolved.