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biotope

[′bī·ə‚tōp]
(ecology)
An area of uniform environmental conditions and biota.
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The extreme limit was defined by the distance between forest biotopes, and by territorial and trophic competition.
On the other hand at Savantwadi, introductions in the tyre dump biotopes and the residences circumstantially appeared to be from different sources (25).
The intertidal survey is currently being used for site assessments and mapping rare biotopes.
A study was begun at Pickerington Ponds to record adult behavior and to determine for the first time, how the butterfly was using an Ohio biotope.
13) Within the reserve, the Laguna del Tigre, San Miguel La Palotada, and Dos Lagunas biotopes are administered by the Center for Conservation Studies at the University of San Carlos (CECON).
And the floor, of course, must be strong enough to support it - some of these biotopes can be pretty heavy.
Alkaloids, represent a group of interesting and complex chemical compounds, produced by the secondary metabolism of living organisms in different biotopes.
If the existence of biotopes and structures of landscape depends on continued agricultural and forest activity or if it is ensured through agricultural and forest activity, it is necessary to ensure care in all areas of high natural value.
Belonging to another than typical form morphologic and ecological group is has the possibility to inhabit the same biotopes [8], but in conditions of cryolite zone of Yakutia both forms are being observed only in flood land cenosis and rarely in watersheds [11].
All taxa with sternal sensory pits in the imagos mentioned above inhabit arid biotopes (Doering 1938; Fennah 1949; Gnezdilov & O'Brien 2006; Gnezdilov & Wilson 2007; Fletcher 2009).
Brown coal surface-mining sites of the former German Democratic Republic undergo extensive renaturation, thus providing new biotopes for many plant and animal species, including ticks.