ecotone


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ecotone

[′ek·ə‚tōn]
(ecology)
A zone of intergradation between ecological communities.
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Late Holocene vegetation and fire dynamics from a savanna-forest ecotone in Roraima state, northern Brazilian Amazon.
Fruit flies (Diptera, Tephritidae) and their parasitoids on cultivated and wild hosts in the Cerrado-Pantanal ecotone in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
Su YZ, Zhao WZ, Su PX, Zhang ZH, Wang T, Ram R (2007) Ecological effects of desertification control and desertified land reclamation in an oasis-desert ecotone in an arid region: A case study in Hexi Corridor, northwest China.
old homes with incomplete plumbing) and high proportions of the population living near or below the poverty line, but this second association was confounded by presence of ecotone habitat (Table 2; Figure).
Biological and chemical indication of roadside ecotone zones, Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management 15(2): 113-118.
The book's three sections converge around the ecotone, "the place where two ecological regions meet and transition into one another" (p.
Ecologists call this the ecotone, a transition zone between two distinct habitats or ecosystems.
These include quantifying the increases in forested extent for an alpine treeline ecotone (Roush et al.
Herpetofauna diversity and microenvironment correlates across a pasture-edge-interior ecotone in tropical rainforest fragments in the Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve of Veracruz, Mexico.
Thus the edge of the peninsula forms an ecotone, (2) an area of boundaries where land meets harbour estuary and ocean to provide rich resource potential.
43[degrees] N) in the Savanna woodland ecotone, between the forested south and the Savanna, while Fokoue (10.