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refugium

(rĭ-fyo͞o′jē-əm)
n. pl. refu·gia (-jē-ə)
An area inhabited by one or more relict species.

refugium

an area that has escaped alteration during glaciation, for example a nunatak (a mountain peak isolated above an icecap), and in which relict communities may now exist.
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Loving, unsparing visions of Bello's native and family environments make Refugia both a lament and a song of praise.
The hamsters survived in eastern steppe refugia from which they migrated westwards through northern European plains or through the southern route around Carpathians to Central and Western Europe (Neumann et al.
lecontei haplotype groups have been isolated, potentially through several glacial and interglacial periods, and survived in isolated glacial refugia, as indicated in similar phylogenetic studies in another weevil species (acorn weevils, see Aoki et al, 2008 and 2009).
This might be an example of 'refuge within refugia' which described for some species of the Iberian Peninsula or Calabria (Gmez and Lunt, 2007; Grill et al., 2009).
The reduction in drug use is very important to delay helminthic resistance because treating an entire flock can lead to a great selection pressure for resistance in nematode populations, depending on the levels of refugia at the time [15].
Additional community partners will participate in the Bryn Mawr dates with free kids' crafts and information including Finding Shelter Animal Rescue, Main Line Health, Refugia, Sweet Mabel Folk Art & Fine Craft, The Handwork Studio, The Main Line Art Center and The Play Cafe.
As a result, some stream habitats might act as flow refugia where density-independent losses of macroinvertebrates are likely to be minimal (Lancaster & Hildrew 1993).
Searches took place mostly by day and involved the visual inspection of potential basking sites, the examination of surface burrows and the base of grass tussocks and stones, and by lifting surface stones and other potential refugia. All sites were located within 30 km of the Melbourne CBD.
This is idea of cultivation of refugia with GM crop.
sylvatica forests have experienced a very recent spread in Europe, which had its origin in the Middle Holocene (MAGRI & al., 2006; VALSECCHI & al., 2008; MAGRI, 2008) starting from multiple northern glacial refugia. The Iberian Peninsula refugia have also been detected in northwestern areas (RAMIL-REGO & al., 2000), Iberian System (LOPEZ-MERINO & al., 2008) as well as Cantabrian massifs and Pyrenees (MARTINEZ ATIENZA & MORLA JUARISTI, 1992).