interspersion


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interspersion

[‚in·tər′spər·zhən]
(cell and molecular biology)
A regular pattern of alternating sequences of repetitious and nonrepetitious deoxyribonucleic acid in the genome of eukaryotes.
(ecology)
An intermingling of different organisms within a community.
The level or degree of intermingling of one kind of organism with others in the community.
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This ratio also could be created by mowing half the vegetation in a more complex pattern of smaller patches, thus, increasing interspersion.
Two indices measured the diversity of the landscape (SDI: Shannon's diversity index, amount of information per habitat patch [without units]; IJI: interspersion and juxtaposition index, measure the extent to which patch types are equally adjacent to each other [percent]).
1997) also suggested that the higher interspersion of cover with forage in the Wabigoon FMA contributed to a higher population growth rate than in the Manitou FMA.
The effect of these two metrics suggests that increasing interspersions of riparian patches and larger numbers of contiguous patches of heath complex within water channel buffers contribute the most to increasing measures of chlorophyll a in these watersheds, where the increase in interspersions of riparian patches has the most positive influence.
Consequently, six landscape metrics as explanatory variables were Segment-Based Number of Patches (SB-NUMP), Segment-Based Edge Density (SB-ED), Segment-Based Interspersion Juxtaposition Index (SB-IJI), Segment-Based Shannon's Diversity Index (SB-SDI), Segment-Based Shannon's Evenness Index (SB-SEI) and Segment-Based Patch richness (SB-PR).
For northern bobwhites, usable space requires fine-scale interspersion of brush for protective cover, open areas for forbs, and bare ground for foraging (Kuvlesky et al.
then we find the interspersion of "real topography with
Interspersion of known and unknown facts is used to increase speed of completing facts.
One factor that modulates the stability of FMR1 CGG repeats is the frequency of AGG interspersions within the CGG repeat track.
As expected, the Q&A session after the presentations got slightly bogged down in the purest of pure taxation discussions before getting even further bogged down in discussions between GTE's Schimizu and AT&T's Armstrong over the bundling of internet access services and telephony over cable - with interspersions from some of the commissioners.
Just as natural granite is composed of crystals of different sizes and colors (quartz, feldspar, and mica, with interspersions of dark hornblende and other minerals), the granite effect for plastics also depends on differing "crystal" sizes, colors, and shapes.
An exacting programme began with the Sibelius's Symphony no 7, dramatic for the sweeping strings in passionate mode, offset by subtle interweavings and fascinating interspersions from solo wind instruments.