shelterbelt


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shelterbelt

[′shel·tər‚belt]
(ecology)
A natural or planned barrier of trees or shrubs to reduce erosion and provide shelter from wind and storm activity.
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Trial 2--Shelterbelt There was no significant effect on bird weight and feather score of hens whether they were provided with shelterbelts or no shelterbelts in the range in both trials.
Takle adds that better understanding of such flows will help evaluate the role shelterbelts can play in the environment.
Most were planted in shelterbelts, although some were planted near buildings and around the lagoon to see how they might affect airflow, odor drift and air filtration.
When I bought my little farm it had a shelterbelt across the middle.
The others are the Supuma Shelterbelt, the Oppon Mansi, Tano Suraw and Suraw Extension Forest Reserves -- all in the Western region, and the Atewa Range Forest Reserve in the Eastern Region, believed to be the most mineralised reserve in the country.
Steppuhn's technologies have generated the new concept of extracting near-surface, salinizing water for agricultural uses such as irrigating shelterbelt vegetation in severely-saline soils.
A shelterbelt, as an efficiently functioning biogeochemical barrier, decreases the quantity of chemical compounds migrating from cultivated fields in groundwater.
I decided to hunt the corner of a shelterbelt and nestled my blind between two cedar trees.
In Nebraska, he'd duck into a strip of shelterbelt or circle the haystacks to get out of the sun, sprawling on his belly, tongue lolling, expression apologetic.
When the drought of the 1930's threatened to turn the prairie states to dust, Meyer's elms formed a large part of the 17,000-mile shelterbelt that was created.