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Antonyms for xeric

being deficient in moisture


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The predominant vegetation at the study site is xeric scrubland (Rzedowski 1978), with columnar cacti as the most important physiognomic element (Valiente-Banuet et al.
Ecological knowledge about xeric scrublands in an arid environment, which are used for livestock raising, is useful for management decisions on 1) range management, by means of the recognition of desirable species under high grazing pressure, i.
It boasts of vast open spaces, "critical habitat for hundreds of acres of xeric tallgrass prairie," and the "crucial link" that elk and mule deer provide between metro Denver and "Colorado's wildlife heritage.
Under the MOU, the BCDA, IVL, ElectriCITY, and Xeric will pursue collaboration; promote green sustainability, inclusive growth, innovation, business development; and develop synergies towards common goals in the fields of sustainable city planning; eco-governance; infrastructure and utilities; energy; clean technology, products, and solutions; information technology and smart development; sustainable resource management; waste management and recycling; and training and education, among others.
Table 1 Common and scientific names and habitat of xeric and mesic rodent species discussed in the review Common Name Scientific Name Habitat(*) Chinchilla Chinchilla lanigera Xeric Degu Octodon degus Xeric Desert mouse possum Thylamys pusilla Xeric Gerbil Gerbillus gerbillus Xeric Golden hamster Mesocricetus auratus Mesic Guinea pig Cavia porcellus Mesic Jerboa Jaculus orientalis Xeric Kangaroo rat Dipodomys sp.
The Caatinga is a mosaic of deciduous xeric thorn scrub and forest that covers most of northeastern Brazil.
Frugivory and seed dispersal by the lizard Gallotia galloti (Lacertidae) in a xeric habitat of the Canary Islands.
Bahmanyar (2007)conducted a study on rice paddies in Mazandaran and concluded that continuous rice cropping changes moisture regime change from xeric to aquic, soil color from brown to grey, surface layer from Mollic to Acric, soil structure from granular to massive, and soil order from Mollisol to Inceptisol [11].
For the herbaceous group we show the curve of xeric taxa (Asteraceae and Poaceae).
Phacellodomus ruffrons, considered a single, polytypic species, is the most widespread species of Phacellodomus in South America, covering at least 19 ecoregions, such as La Costa xeric shrublands, Cerrado and Serra do Mar coastal rainforest.
In Montana, Flammulated Owls occur in the western third of the state (Lenard and others 2003), mature and old-growth xeric Ponderosa Pine/Douglas-fir stands (Holt and Hillis 1987), and in landscapes with higher proportions of Ponderosa Pine/Douglas-fir forest with low to moderate canopy closure (Wright and others 1997).
Its true value came from the unique and commercially adaptable world of the TMNT, its showcasing of new talent, anthology style, and its bankrolling of worthy causes, from the Xeric Foundation, which funds projects in western Massachusetts and self-published comics, to the Comics Creators' Bill of Rights.
3) found Peromyscus leucopus to be somewhat of a "habitat generalist" because it was collected in diverse riparian settings ranging from woodlands with a lush, thick understory and ground cover to more xeric ones with sparse groundcover and no understory.
Therefore, the plants are commonly used in urban landscapes featuring native, xeric plants.