coniferous forest

coniferous forest

[kə′nif·ə·rəs ′fär·əst]
(ecology)
An area of wooded land predominated by conifers.
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The growth of Bashania fangiana and Fargesia nitida was inhibited in subalpine coniferous forest, while there were higher and denser culms in broadleaved forest and forest gaps due to better resource conditions in southwest China (Noguchi and Yoshida, 2005, Suzaki et al.
Coniferous forest is mainly located in the Greater Khingan Mountains and is characterized by Larix gmelinii.
Use of lowland forest and lowland coniferous forest increased with ambient temperature (Fig.
Hiller (2007) suggested that white-tailed deer in southern Michigan select areas with some portion of their home range containing coniferous forest vegetation types regardless of season because of the need for thermal 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.
Used and available units were also analyzed for proximity to mature conifer, using the coniferous forest land cover classification from MELCD.
Similarly, our results indicate that the accumulations of inorganic N and rates of soil N mineralisation and nitrification were significantly greater in the natural coniferous forest than in the dragon spruce plantation.
Microbial community structure and pH response in relation to soil organic matter quality in wood-ash fertilized, clear-cut or burned coniferous forest soils.
Examining the archaeological evidence through the analytical framework developed by Lewis Binford in Constructing Frames of Reference: An Analytical Method for Archaeological Theory Building Using Ethnographic and Environmental Data Sets (2001), he identifies and describes nine lifeways appearing at different times in the region: pioneer forager, coniferous forest game hunter, deciduous forest game hunter, early pedestrian bison hunter, proto-wild rice harvester, proto-horticulturalist, late pedestrian bison hunter, intensive wild rice harvester, and horticulturalist.
The camp is surrounded by factories belching harmful fumes and by coniferous forest, she said.
in our study, we compared species composition, density, and movement patterns within and along a powerline right-of-way to that of an undisturbed subalpine coniferous forest in the southern Rocky Mountains.