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tree line

the zone, at high altitudes or high latitudes, beyond which no trees grow. Trees growing between the timberline and the tree line are typically stunted
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At Lucaston, eight static chambers were installed in October 2013, four in the tree line and four in the inter-row of the orchard.
Greater community similarity (or low beta diversity: less turnover in species across a gradient) across the tree line may result in increased potential for tree range expansion, as those communities are more likely to fulfill the biotic requirements of the dispersing tree species (e.
In essence, corners are not a draw because they are easier to get to via a certain route--deer can certainly exit the tree line from any point just as easily.
Go up the left side of the field along the tree line and, in the corner, turn right.
As we came closer, two mixed platoons of Vietnamese and Khmer Rouge suddenly stepped from the tree line backing the wat.
The Tree Line USA designation is an important one for Tampa Electric and our customers," said John Webster, right-of-way maintenance supervisor in Tampa Electric's Line Clearance department.
Entergy achieved Tree Line USA by meeting five program standards.
Key words: persistence, krummholz, dendrochronology, tree line, forest - tundra ecotone, Mealy Mountains, Labrador, climate change, black spruce, Picea mariana
Oncor is very pleased to again receive the National Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Line USA Award," Pulis said.
The Tree Line USA Program demonstrates how trees and utilities can co-exist for the benefit of communities and citizens by highlighting best management practices in public and private utility arboriculture.
While at the patch scale individual trees may spread through clonal growth, reproduction via seed is necessary for landscape-scale advance of the tree line (Holtmeier and Broil, 2007).
Key words: boreal forest, Brooks Range, forest-tundra, tree line, white spruce