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ecotype

(ē′kə-tīp′, ĕk′ə-)
n.
A genetically distinct population of plants, animals, or other organisms that is found in a particular habitat.

e′co·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

ecotype

the product arising as a result of the response of the GENOTYPE of an organism to the particular habitat in which it lives, for example, Plantago maritima has a height of about 17.5 cm in waterlogged mud and 56 cm in fertile meadow. See also PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY.
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crispata "clarki" ecotype has been investigated (Curtis et al., 2006, 2007; Pierce et al., 2006; Christa et al., 2014; Middlebrooks et al., 2014), the algal sources of the symbiotic chloroplasts in the E.
Moisture contents: Dry seeds were ground and moisture contents were determined by taking 2g sample of each ecotype and drying in the hot air oven provided with openings for ventilation.
However, no significant divergence was found among the ecotype populations using a pair-wise difference comparison (FST).
Among the different ecotype clusters of indigenous chicken, the significant differences especially between Taita and the other two (Kakamega and Narok) ecotypes can be traced to the fact that, the Taita ecotype happens to be generally a smaller and learner IC based on carcass and dressed weights on (data not shown) compared to the two other ecotypes.
Song et al., "Quality variation and ecotype division of Panax quinquefolium in China," Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica, vol.
The diet of killer whales varies greatly among populations, and prey specialization is usually one of the defining characteristics of the different ecotypes (e.
In Algeria, a detailed study of hatching processes in controlled conditions, simulating seasonal temperatures changes, showed that the activities of one Algerian ecotype of H.
The latter result was also visible in the life form and ecotype data.
To efficiently identify the polymorphism of each ecotype, the PCR products of three pairs of primers were mixed and then measured by Applied Biosystems 3730 DNA Analyzer.
For this we typically considered the yield data for each rice ecotype individually, including the average seasonal temperature and rainfall variables for the respective ecotype.