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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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.Thesensitins from epizootic strains of mycobacteria were tested in terms of such criteria as sterility, safety, reactogenicity, lack of sensitizing properties, activity, and specificity.
In Complexity of Interaction along the Eurasian Steppe Zone in the First Millennium CE, ed.
Dating of a monument at Repin Khutor and chronology of cultural and related materials of an era of Early Bronze of a steppe zone of Eastern Europe.--[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 1, 13-21.
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.) C.Koch., Stipa capillata L., Calamagrostis epigeios (L.) Roth.
Shelyag-Sosonko & Solomakha (1987) have published a new alliance--the "Artemision santonicae" (recte: Artemision santonici) which comprises communities supported by solonetz-like soils characteristic of slightly elevated habitats in alluvial plains and of the slopes of shallow depressions of the steppe zone of Ukraine.
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.
The Steppe Zone with its long periods of dryness separates the coastal area from the surrounding desert areas.