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The pattern-ground chenopod shrubland complexes in Australia are predominantly vegetated by the plant genus Atriplex if the slope is 1-5% (Macdonald et al.
We found that the stony plains in the north of Bon Bon that support chenopod shrublands, and particularly the low-lying clay pan depressions surrounded by low shrubs, were very diverse for vertebrates.
Reduction in eucalypt forests in lieu of chenopods over broad-scale regions, for example, may reduce moisture interactions between vegetation cover and the atmosphere and consequently decrease the effectiveness of rainfall in the inland.
Cotton was an industrial crop introduced with small-scale irrigation technology; and peanuts, squash, a quinoa-like chenopod and manioc were adopted earlier at a time when a foraging way of life was shifting to an agricultural one (Dillehay et al.
Given how widespread artificial waters have become throughout the chenopod and acacia rangelands, the results suggest that some 15-38% of species are at risk of declining substantially throughout these lands,' Landsberg says.
Mustard seeds are also high in phosphorus (841 milligrams) as are chenopod seeds (327) and rabbit (224).
Garcia LV, Maranon T, Ojeda F, Clemente L, Redondo R (2002) Seagull influence on soil properties, chenopod shrub distribution, and leaf nutrient status in semi-arid Mediterranean islands.
The suitability of high altitudes for agriculture is demonstrated by the Lake Titicaca region that was once a major centre for pre-Incan agricultural activity--using hardy tubers and the unique cold-adapted chenopod grains (quinoa and caniwa) (Thompson et al.
In Atriplex canescens, a woody, wind-pollinated, chenopod shrub, more than 20,000 pollen grains are produced per flower (Freeman et al.
2 barnyard grass Echinochloa crus-galli A chenopod Chenopodium sp.
macrocarpa), followed somewhat later and in some places by chenopod (Chenopodium sp.
Mallee vegetation continues to replace chenopod shrubland in the Nullarbor Plain through the Holocene until there is some reversal within the last 5000 years (Martin 1973).