shelterbelt


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shelterbelt

[′shel·tər‚belt]
(ecology)
A natural or planned barrier of trees or shrubs to reduce erosion and provide shelter from wind and storm activity.
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In accordance with the spectrophotometry analysis, the total carotenoid content was: 16.25mg/100g in Selenge, 16.61mg/100g in Uvs wild berry seed and 22.54 mg/100g for Uvs shelterbelt cultivar seabuckthorn seed oil samples.
Specifically, a roadside shelterbelt in the survey image offsets any other feature, including irrigators, dairy cows, and silage bales, all of which are viewed decidedly negatively.
In the research trial there was a significantly (p < 0.05) higher % of birds in the range when provided a shelterbelt compared to no shelterbelt and this was consistent for the morning and the afternoon (Table 2).
Agroforestry systems are classified as improved fallow in shifting cultivation integrated taungya, shelterbelt and windbreaks, social forestry, silvipastoralism, agrosilvipastoralism, live- fences and silvipasture (Okafor, 1992; Etukudu, 2000).
The grade two land, between the properties of Hafodyllan and Wurain near Llanynys, included a small copse of shelterbelt.
When I pass a small tree farm, young evergreens surrounded by a shelterbelt of much older oaks and maples--Beautiful country, I say to myself.
In Manitoba, some 60 million trees were planted from 1901-1920 as a result of an anti-erosion shelterbelt program (Williams, 1989).
Booker owns a habitat restoration business called Shelterbelt, and he embodies a shift toward a job sector which may employ millions of Americans in the future.
The shelterbelt provides protection for the livestock, screens the facility from an adjacent highway, helps clean the air, and is providing wildlife cover for deer, turkeys, and pheasants.