biotope


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biotope

[′bī·ə‚tōp]
(ecology)
An area of uniform environmental conditions and biota.
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'It was constructed under the concept of 'from sky to mountain to river' through the replication of different forest communities such as biotopes of evergreen forests, and wetland ecosystems, such as mangrove forests.
However, photo documentation of the works show that the forestry department removed almost five times the stated amount, before setting the trees on fire on site, causing a dense cloud of smoke over to hover over Argakas community and leaving behind piles of ash and charcoal with unpredictable effects on the biotope.
In the biotope of natural ponds of the Dnipro basin at the northern regions of Ukraine, there are 7 species of gastropods, which are intermediates of ruminant's trematodes: L.
During the construction, the blueberry spruce forests which are part of the biotope were damaged.
Selected as model plant for these activities upon their launch in 2007, the Tsutsumi plant has introduced solar power generation and other forms of renewable energy, established an on-site biotope, and held tree-planting and other plant afforestation events.
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.
The ellipse-based metrics of niche width analysis -restricted to one locality- found that the hardground biotope species (D.
The suitability of two forest biotopes (oak and hornbeam-beech forests) for occupation by D.
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.
The amoebae testate were obtained with different techniques according to the biotope. Amoebae testate associated with aquatic macrophytes samples were obtained by dragging graduate bucket (13 L) in the rooted marginal vegetation (five times), totaling 65 L, and then filtered in a 20 [micro]m-mesh plankton net.
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.