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xeric

[′zer·ik]
(ecology)
Of or pertaining to a habitat having a low or inadequate supply of moisture.
Of or pertaining to an organism living in such an environment.
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(Alabama), and "xeric limestone prairies" (Pennsylvania and
Natural history.--Males, female and juveniles were captured by hand and with pitfall traps during April, June, and November in xeric shrub land areas and in houses.
Xeric oak scrub communities are pyrogenic, so their flora and fauna have developed adaptations to fire.
Mesic land types with long fire-return intervals can have severe disturbances, although infrequent, that produce greater alterations to the landscape than the more frequent fires on xeric land types.
The number of pitfall traps effectively active during the whole-year cycles were, in practice, [less than]10, due to several kinds of uncontrollable reasons, such as floods in submerged habitats, fires in xeric grasslands, hard and long frosts in the high Ardennes area, and also game and human damage.
Under the MOU, the BCDA, IVL, ElectriCITY, and Xeric have agreed to pursue cooperation; promote green sustainability, inclusive growth, innovation, enterprise development; and develop synergies towards common goals in the areas of sustainable city planning; eco-governance; infrastructure and utilities; energy; clean technology, products, and solutions; information technology and smart development; sustainable resource management; waste management and recycling; and training and education, among others.
eucerus as a changeable response to transect environments (xeric, intermediate and mesic) and the ontogenetic category (eggs, L1-L3 larvae, L4-L5 larvae and pupae) as an explicative variable; (2) with the proportion of E.
Much of this habitat is located in some of the higher elevation areas of ABS, with very well drained soil and typically xeric adapted plants, such as the cactus O.
The floristic and ecological studies on xeric scrubs that have taken place in recent years in Northern Mexico, particularly in the state of Nuevo Leon, have focused on the study of Tamaulipan thornscrub, submontane scrub and rosetophilous desert scrub (Reid et al., 1990; Pompa-Garcia et al., 2017; Rascon et al., 2017).
However, in the xeric Trans-Pecos region of West Texas this marsupial is uncommon (Schmidly 1977), and is considered one of the rarest of all mammals in the region (Stangl et al.
In this study, we analyze the variation in the structure of the community of floral visitors of annual plants in a xeric environment in Central Mexico.
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