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bi·o·tope

(bī'ō-tōp),
The smallest geographic area providing uniform conditions for life; the physical part of an ecosystem.
[G. bios, life, + topos, place]
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biotope

The smallest ecosystem, which is characterised by homogeneity of the environmental conditions and types of organisms.
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bi·o·tope

(bī'ō-tōp)
The smallest geographic area providing uniform conditions for life; the physical part of an ecosystem.
[G. bios, life, + topos, place]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

biotope

a whole or part of any habitat defined by the dominant organisms which live in it; for example, heather moor.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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According to their biology, freshwater mollusks are natural inhabitants of large and small ponds involved in water purification and are indicator species for determining the degree of anthropogenic loading of biotopes. The fauna of mollusks depends to a large extent on the propagation of certain types of higher vegetation and depth of water bodies, velocity, temperature and pH of water in the pond (Bennema et al., 2011; Sargison et al., 2016; Zhytova and Kornyushyn, 2017).
It is of great importance that young people who participate in these environmental programmes, who mainly come from urban areas, become acquainted with the biodiversity of the monastic biotope.
It also plans to scrap the exception concerning the ordinary management of forest plots and agricultural soil, and random logging in protected areas."Currently, it is nearly impossible to say whether this biotope was destroyed as the consequence of logging or other activities linked to it," the ministry said, as quoted by TASR.
Designed to help preserve the original local ecosystem and based on the concept of a traditional Japanese satoyama forest(5) consisting primarily of the konara oak found throughout the region, the Biotope Tsutsumi environment integrates waterside, grassland, forest, and other natural areas.
Conclusions: Agricultural (farming) biotope has higher quality as feeding habitat for Mourning dove.
variegatus are associated with seagrass beds; whereas the other three generally inhabit hardground biotopes (Hendler, Miller, Pawson, & Kier, 1995).
nitedula in different forest biotopes. Food is a fundamental factor determining the state of any species (Magomedov & Magomedov 2008) and at the same time, the structure of woody shrub vegetation could be no less important in one or another part of the forest (Likhachev 1972).
Further research into such studies has led to research in biotope mapping [10] and in a similar context our study aims to produce files for BAR mapping as its goal for model development.
The dry season revealed high densities for this biotope during May and August, although they tended to decrease with the proximity of the rainy season (Figure 6).
One of the ecological planning methods is biotope structure analysis in which ecologically valuable biotopes, such as woodlands and grasslands with broadleaved deciduous forest trees, are identified (Lovenhaft et al.
Immature stages were collected using the dipping method of Service (10) and each larval biotope was characterized quantitatively by means of a portable multi-parameter for studying the chemical proprieties of water collections.
Selecting the indicator species for different biotope types of biotopes While selecting the indicator species for different biotypes, seven species viz., Siagona europaea Dejean, Scarites planus (Bonelli), Acinopus megacephalus (Rossi), Pimelia bajula solieri Mulsant and Wachandru, Megacephala e.