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subalpine

[¦səb′al‚pīn]
(ecology)
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Zhong (2009) Factors influencing the distribution and growth of dwarf bamboo, Fargesia nitida, in a subalpine forest in Wolong nature Reserve, southwest China.
Finally, cluster D incorporated nine samples with low levels of clustering consistent with a grouping of calcicolous beech forests (samples 8, 9, 13, 16, 17 and 18) and subalpine calcareous grasslands (samples 10, 11 and 12).
Ground stations with detections of Red Fox were located in Silver Fir-Mountain Hemlock montane forests (77.8%), Lodgepole Pine forests and woodlands (11.1%), and subalpine forests and woodlands (11.1%).
Zhang and Cai (2011) estimated moisture gradients during high-temperature drying of subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) through microscopic analysis.
This experiment was conducted to examine effects of temperature on soil net mineralisation in two contrasting subalpine forest ecosystems on the eastern Tibetan Plateau.
The coniferous forest grows up to about 500-600 m above sea level, where it is replaced by a subalpine belt of mountain birch (Betula pubes cens subsp.
Grassland type Average LUE (g/MJ) Alpine meadow 0.261 Alpine marsh grass 0.235 Alpine shrub meadow 0.276 Subalpine woodland meadow 0.266 Mountain meadow 0.254 Mountain woodland grass 0.214 Mountain shrub grass 0.229 Mountain grass 0.220 TABLE 6: NPP for different ranges of elevation.
Subalpine fir is the dominant host of balsam woolly adelgid in Idaho [5] although grand fir has been reported to be a supportive host [13].
The entire subtropical, temperate and lower part of subalpine zone of the Prek catchment (< 3,500 m a.s.l.
Australian alpine and subalpine lakes are host to more than 300 native mammals, fish, birds, reptiles and invertebrates.
Castilleja christii is known from a single, 80 hectare population in the subalpine zone of Mt.