Steppe Zone

Steppe Zone

 

a natural zone in which steppes have always predominated or predominate now. Steppe zones are common in the temperate and subtropical belts of the northern and southern hemispheres. A significant portion of the territory of steppe zones is under crop cultivation.

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For example, for experts in the northern forest-steppe and northeastern zones of the republic, whose visiting card was potato growing during the Soviet era, a few hours are devoted to potato cultivation technologies, while listeners from the Trans-Ural steppe zone study the subtleties of growing durum wheat.
The saiga antelope is a critically endangered antelope that originally inhabited a vast area of the Eurasian steppe zone from the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains and Caucasus into Dzungaria and Mongolia.
avium) were isolated from the diagnostic material and objects of the external environment of the steppe zone.
In Complexity of Interaction along the Eurasian Steppe Zone in the First Millennium CE, ed.
6) It is significant that whereas in the first half of the 19th century the term "Kirgiz steppe" was used with the qualifiers "of western Siberia" or "under the jurisdiction of Orenburg," from 1882 on, Russian authorities used the more encompassing toponym the "Steppe," once they had created the Steppe General-Governorship (Stepnoe general-gubernatorstvo) and decisively separated the northern, western, and eastern parts of the steppe zone of Kazakhstan from the southern portions.
Here the thickets dominated by Tamarix occupy different habitats from those known from the Mediterranean, the Balkans or the regions of the Ukrainian-Russian steppe zone.
The increasing melt-water flows coming from the steppe zone in the western part of the city of Atbasar cause flooding on 8 streets, 66 yards and 330 houses in the city, the department says.
The local communities observed changes of plant species composition, movement of some plant species from desert steppe to steppe zone, drying up many springs in the mountain-steppe zone, delayed snowfall, early snow melting, permafrost melting, and delayed plant onset trends in the desert steppe and steppe boundary areas.
The floristic composition of plant cenoses of the steppe zone of Pavlodar region is not rich and is represented largely by xerophytes: Caragana frutex (L.
The stages of the story are origins in the Eurasian steppe zone, conquest 985/993-1063, empire 1063-92, interregnum 1092-1105, and dissolution 1105-94.
2) As Beckwith says, "The second-wave period ended with Iranians dominating all of the Central Eurasian steppe zone.
History and status of the population dynamics of moose in the steppe zone of Ukraine.