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bottomland

[′bäd·əm‚land]
(geology)
A lowland formed by alluvial deposit about a lake basin or a stream.
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A major factor influencing Swainson's Warblers is hydrology as it is the driving force behind vegetative distribution, soil composition, and litter fauna in a bottomland hardwood forest (Martin et al.
Bulk density of bottomland hardwoods in East Texas and West Louisiana.
1999) in to a forest preserve dominated by a mature upland forest while our raccoons resided in mature bottomland hardwood forest with ample wetlands.
2-ha bottomland hardwood forest along the Olentangy River in central Ohio, USA.
more expected habitat, and perhaps the seed source for the bottomland plants, would have been the gravel barrens occurring on adjacent slopes.
This bottomland forest serves as a beacon for birdlife, a refuge that ranks among the most important in the world.
Both refuges, along with several state wildlife management areas, constitute a long habitat lifeline that Dennis describes as "the best of the best" of bottomland hardwoods remaining in the South.
The significant natural resource and conservation priority that the Columbia Bottomlands represent and the apparent accelerating loss of the remaining areas gave rise to the study reported here.
The prerequisite for successful cotton cultivation in the bottomlands was extensive flood control of the Mississippi and its tributaries in "a mad and pointless merry-go-round, .
com/saveenergy and environmental education through facilities such as the Education Center being developed at Hudson Woods in the Columbia Bottomlands.
There's no guarantee, of course, that your pecan tree will grow that big, but give it the best chance possible by trying to imitate the soil conditions found in river bottomlands.
Sampling was by mistnetting over bayous, swamps and streams in or near the bottomlands along the Ohio and Wabash Rivers (including the lower White River) in southern Indiana.