10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MICROPHYTIC»
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Landscape assessment: Upper South Platte Watershed
In many rangelands they are often the only cover that provide the soil protection
from erosion (Eldridge 1993, Belnap and Gillette 1997). Microphytic bound soils
are a dominant feature of plant communities in semiarid regions (Metting 1991).
United States. Forest Service, Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation, 1999
Arid Lands Management: Toward Ecological Sustainability
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T. W. Hoekstra, Moshe Shachak, 1999
The Ecological Basis of Conservation: Heterogeneity, ...
In addition to water, the loose soil mound provides more safe sites for annual
plant seeds than the tight structure of the microphytic soil crust. Germination and
growth are also enhanced by the relatively nutrient-rich environment of the soil ...
Biodiversity in Drylands : Toward a Unified Framework: ...
Plant growth in the macrophytic patches is thought to be strongly limited by N (
Evenari 1985), while N-fixing cyanobacteria are thought to contribute significant
amounts of N to the microphytic patches (West 1990, Evans and Ehleringer 1993)
Moshe Shachak Professor of Ecology Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, James R. Gosz Professor of Biology University of New Mexico, Millbrook Stewart T. A. Pickett Senior Scientist and Plant Ecologist Institute of Ecosystem Studies, New York, 2004
Banded Vegetation Patterning in Arid and Semiarid ...
Data from the patterned mulga woodlands (Bryannah 1995: M.E. Tozer and D.
Eldridge, unpublished data) support the notion that increased grazing intensity
leads to reduced cover of microphytic crusts over time. These data, although ...
David J. Tongway, Christian Valentin, Josiane Seghieri, 2001
Natural Area Tourism: Ecology, Impacts and Management
In arid and semi-arid ecosystems, biological or microphytic crusts play a
significant role in ecosystem processes. Based on a comprehensive review of the
literature at the time, Eldridge and Rosentreter (1999) listed five important
David Newsome, Susan A. Moore, 2012
Dispersal Biology of Desert Plants
Microphytic patches consist of soil covered with a cryptogamic or microphytic
crust which contains a complex community of mosses, lichens, soil algae, fungi,
cyanobacte- ria and bacteria (West 1990; Zaady and Shachak 1994). Because
Karen van Rheede van Oudtshoorn, Margaretha W. van Rooyen, 1999
Encyclopedia of Soil Science
Microphytic feeders consume bacteria, fungi, algae, and lichens. Typical
microphytic feeders include mites, collembola, ants, termites, nematodes, and
protozoa. 5. Miscellaneous feeders are not restrictive in their diet and consume a
range of ...
Arid Zone Geomorphology: Process, Form and Change in Drylands
microphytic. plants. in. drylands. Organisms exploit a range of habitats in
drylands, growing on or within soil or rock, and also beneath small stones (Figure
7.4). In the most hyper-arid drylands, conditions are too severe for autotrophic ...
Marine Conservation Ecology
Table 3.3 Ecological taxonomic types or 'ecospecies' VIRUSES
ARCHEBACTERIA EUBACTERIA FUNGI PLANTS Ecological Type Microphytic
algae planktonic Microphytic algae benthic Microphytic algae benthic Microphytic
algae symbiotic ...
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MICROPHYTIC»
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Don't Crush the Crypto! Soil Crust Communities of the California …
It's known as cryptobiotic soil crust, also sometimes called microbiotic soil crust, microphytic crust, cryptogamic crust, cryptogam, or just simply ... «KCET, Jul 12»
Tiny green organism to save the world from energy crisis
... by Professor Joe Chappell from the University of Kentucky, discovered that fragments of the genome of microphytic alga Botryococcus braunii ... «Pravda, Jul 11»