dominant species


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dominant species

the species in a COMMUNITY that exerts the greatest effect.
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Soon, trees that thrive in the shade--the large, deciduous trees that will be the dominant species in the mature forest--begin to grow in their understory.
The speakers of the first day pledged they were the dominant species on earth doesn't mean that "we can do whatever we want without suffering consequences.
The dominant species growing on the timberlands is loblolly pine, which is "a faster-growing species than the Douglas fir we traditionally have worked with," Taylor said.
In zone-I the most dominant species Ephedra intermedia showed the highest response towards the soil having organic matter in percentage of 1.
Their demise paved the way for mammals - and humans - to become the dominant species.
Given predictions that species extinction is now occurring at as high rates as during previous mass extinctions, will the presumed extra adaptability of polyploid plants mean they will become the dominant species In the current proposal, we hope to address these questions at different levels through 1) the analysis of whole plant genome sequence data and 2) the in silico modelling of artificial gene regulatory networks to mimic the genomic consequences of genome doubling and how this may affect network structure and dosage balance.
It is set in a post-apocalyptic world that is inhabited by mechanized creatures for mankind is no longer the dominant species.
Peak density refers to the highest yearly density measured and typically occurs shortly after the majority of numerically dominant species hatch, given high rates of early mortality.
Last of the Giants: The Rise and Fall of Earth's Most Dominant Species.
The main objective of this research was to isolate and cultivate dominant species of Pediastrum spp.
688, the dominant species compositon in aquaticulture area (five species comprised 75.
HRV-C was the dominant species and may be one of the key factors in the association of HRVs with asthma.

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