net primary production


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net primary production

[′net ′prīm·ə·rē prə′dək·shən]
(ecology)
Over a specified period of time, the biomass or biocontent which is incorporated into a plant community.
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The measured net primary production rates corresponded to those reported in the literature (Wallentinus, 1978; Schramm et al.
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2] on the photosynthetic net primary production of coastal macroalgae in shallow brackish waters.
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