coniferous forest

coniferous forest

[kə′nif·ə·rəs ′fär·əst]
(ecology)
An area of wooded land predominated by conifers.
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A return to more deciduous trees and less coniferous forest near lakes is likely to be beneficial, according to Emma Kritzberg and her colleagues Lars-Anders Hansson, Lund University, and Hjalmar Laudon, SLU.
Officials of the Office of Rosselkhoznadzor for the 1st quarter of 2019 prevented the export of infected coniferous forest products from the Kirov region in the amount of 522 thousand cubic meters.
He said that its topography had a great variance divided into alpine meadow above 12,000 feet, sub-alpine meadow above 9,500 feet and dry temperate coniferous forest below 9,500 feet besides specific flora and fauna associated with each level of the region based on the altitude.
"It has everything - highlands, moors, coniferous forest, scraps of oak woodlands and lochs.
Total area of Punjab Forest is 1.6m Acre area is all state owned forest including Scrub Forest, Irrigated plantations, Rangelands, Coniferous Forest and Riverine Forest.
The tipping point dangers were identified as thawing permafrost, the release of methane trapped on the ocean floor, weakening land and ocean carbon sinks, increased carbon dioxide production by ocean bacteria, Amazon rainforest die-back, coniferous forest die-back, reduced northern hemisphere snow cover, loss of Arctic summer sea ice, reduced Antarctic sea ice and melting polar ice sheets.
Dry temperate coniferous forest (38.1%) and Dry temperate evergreen oak scrub (35%) were preferably used during winter season while dry Alpine zone, permanent snowfields and agricultural lands were frequently used during summer (77.77%) and winter (75%) seasons, respectively (Table II).
Forest parsed to Level II, however, showed that the area of Coniferous Forest declined from 38.5% to 27.6% of the property over the 65-year period, Mixed Forest increased from 16.8% to 19.4%, and Broadleaf Forest expanded from 32.4% to 40.7% (Table 2; Figure 3).
However, most of these studies have not dealt with the discrimination and validation of all kinds of vegetation physiognomic classes such as Evergreen Coniferous Forest, Evergreen Broadleaf Forest, Deciduous Coniferous Forest, Deciduous Broadleaf Forest, Shrubs, and Herbs in a study area.
Coniferous forest is the main habitat type and accounts for 82% of total vegetation cover.
Nematodes were most frequent (20 findings) in samples collected from coniferous forests (moist mixed coniferous forest on clayey-sandy soil and fresh coniferous forest on sandy soil), followed by those in fields (16 findings) and the least frequent in meadows (two findings).
One potential and major contribution to the variety of measures that can be deployed to alleviate the impact of future flood events, is the establishment in appropriate locations, of upland coniferous forest at a catchment or landscape scale.