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Vegetation

vegetation

The plant growth forms that generally occupy a given area (for example, forest, hydrophytes or chaparral).

The sum total of macrophytes that occupy a given area.


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Why Forest Are Necessary?

... mile forests give out considerably more oxygen (anyone know how much more?) than any other surface area. This is because of the depth of the vegetation actively photosynthesizing. Light falls off rapidly in water so oxygen production in the sea cannot go very deep. This is why the forests ...

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by animartco
Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:08 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Why Forest Are Necessary?
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Re: Is there an insect that behaves this way?

... (by transforming the energy of some of their body-fat via special enzymes). It is only the males that can fly. Females sit somewhere between low vegetation and respond by appropriate "Morse"-signals to the light signals of the males. Fireflies can usually be observed on calm nights ...

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by SteveYst
Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:22 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there an insect that behaves this way?
Replies: 6
Views: 3448

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... potential prey and predators. So they need a disruptive pattern (spots, stripes, etc) that is not easily seen on a moving background (such as vegetation under wind), and one that is usefull in a variety of visual situations as they move in a patchy environment. Besides, most mammals are active ...

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by animartco
Thu May 31, 2012 3:44 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
Replies: 11
Views: 14758

Green mammals

... potential prey and predators. So they need a disruptive pattern (spots, stripes, etc) that is not easily seen on a moving background (such as vegetation under wind), and one that is usefull in a variety of visual situations as they move in a patchy environment. Besides, most mammals are active ...

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by marquitosgm
Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:38 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
Replies: 11
Views: 14758

Statistics Help Urgent

... and would like to analyse the following variables- tree species, tree width at base, distance from tarmac (road or in parks- path) presence of vegetation, substrate surrounding tree base, invert species richness and abundance, and weather at time of collection. Any help anyone can give would ...

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by Sylver
Thu Nov 03, 2011 8:00 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Statistics Help Urgent
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Views: 518
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