biotope


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biotope

[′bī·ə‚tōp]
(ecology)
An area of uniform environmental conditions and biota.
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This method of logging and replacing is not a problem in commercial forests but in national parks, natural biotopes cannot be renewed in this way.
Another biotope on the economic value of which this paper focuses is watercourses, or more specifically, quasi-natural mountain streams.
In typical forest biotope a very small percentage of plant species provided food for Mourning dove, with a predominant presence (68%) of tree and shrub species, which showed a low-quality habitat for this species given its poor food potential, except in clearing forest patches where herbaceous species were abundant.
SIBER was run twice, once for the hardground biotope (D.
Bilong Bilong CF, Le Pommelet E, Silan P (1999) The gills of Hemichromis fasciatus Peters, 1858 (Teleostei, Cichlidae), a biotope for ectoparasites: structure, heterogeneity and growth model.
Livestock acclimatization in the new biotope was studied subject to the environmental ethics principles and rules.
nitedula numbers higher in the biotope oak forest with greatest density of shrubby vegetation.
In response to this effect, the Ministry of Environment has developed a Biotope Area Ratio (BAR) as a quantitative planning indicator in the control of natural circulation functions.
Having come under fire by environmentalists that the project will affect the breeding grounds, the company said it was "taking into account the importance of the biotope of sea turtle Caretta caretta.
Le document fait observer que les conditions climatiques ayant sevi dans la region la derniere saison ont ete relativement defavorables au developpement du couvert vegetal, ce qui a sensiblement affecte l'etat du biotope du gibier et sa reproduction.
Moreover, as a part of its effort to conserve the natural environment, Honda is also planning to build a biotope within the property and will welcome members of the local community to enjoy it.