The distribution of characteristic vegetation of a region is determined mainly by –

A. soil, water and temperature
B. water, greenhouse effect and altitude
C. wind, water and latitude
D. sunlight, water and wind
Answer» A. soil, water and temperature
Explanation: Soil, water and climate of a region are the three primary factors significantly influencing the vegetation of a region. Such factors as depth, texture, and humus content of the soil determine the type of vegetation that can be supported in a region. Again, any vegetation needs moisture to survive and this explains the range which varies from evergreen forests to shrubs.
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