gallery forest


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gallery forest

[′gal·rē ‚fär·əst]
(forestry)
A forest occurring on both banks of a river in a region that is otherwise treeless.
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Precipitation (mm) for the months sampled in 2013 in the areas of cerrado woodland (closed symbol) and gallery forest (open symbol) in the Agroecological Technology Center for Small Farmers (AGROTEC), Diorama, GO, Brazil.
Tree Communities of Gallery Forests of the IBGE Ecological Reserve, Distrito Federal, Brazil.
In a survey conducted in a Semideciduous Seasonal Forest in the municipality of Santa Rita do Passa Quatro, Minas Gerais State, Martins (1991) found 27.2% of rare species; in a gallery forest stretch in the municipality of Itatinga, Sao Paulo State, Ivanauskas, Rodrigues, and Nave (1997) reported a percentage of 37.11%.
We predicted less temporal variation in butterfly communities in the forest (gallery forest) compared with those in a savanna habitat, because the dense canopy that covers the gallery forest promotes high shade levels (Kanegae et al.
Sampling was conducted in two locations: one in a 1,2 ha area of Brazilian savannah located in the FUNEDI/UEMG campus (20[degrees]08'21"S 44[degrees]53'17"W, 712 m) which was surrounded by allotments in the suburbs of Divinopolis, MG; and another one in a gallery forest about 22 meters wide located in Pedra do Indaia (20[degrees]15'53"S 45[degrees]09'48"W, 857 m) also in MG.
Bush and Van Auken (1984) reported similar relationships for a gallery forest on terraces of the San Antonio River, although they encountered some species of trees that were not present in the forest along the Bosque River.
sitchensis) swamps, and gallery forests of ash and cottonwood (Populus balsamifera ssp.
A 14,000-hectare protected safari park, Lekedi Reserve, was mapped out across territory with a range of habitats, including savannah, gallery forest and dense primary and secondary tropical forest, as well as rivers, lakes and mangroves that provide habitat for a range of indigenous West African wildlife, including western lowland gorillas, chimpanzees, leopards, duikers, buffalo and 150 species of bird.
Positive response to woody invasion.--White-footed mice, the most abundant species captured, initially exhibited a strong positive response to increasing proportions of woody cover, but decreased in abundance in closed-canopy deciduous gallery forest. We predicted that the white-footed mouse would increase with the initial increase in woody cover, as we found.
a gallery forest (GF) in lowlands, dominated by the trees Cola gigantea and Lonchocarpus sericeus on Gleysols (FAO 1989);
To determine the extent of exposure to nonhuman primates, persons were examined in 17 remote villages in Cameroon that represented three habitats (savanna, gallery forest, and lowland forest).