ecotype


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e·co·type

 (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

(ˈiːkəˌtaɪp; ˈɛkə-)
n
(Biology) ecology a group of organisms within a species that is adapted to particular environmental conditions and therefore exhibits behavioural, structural, or physiological differences from other members of the species
ecotypic adj
ˌecoˈtypically adv

ec•o•type

(ˈɛk əˌtaɪp, ˈi kə-)

n.
a subspecies or race that is esp. adapted to a particular set of environmental conditions.
[1920–25]
ec`o•typ′ic (-ˈtɪp ɪk) adj.
ec`o•typ′i•cal•ly, adv.

ecotype

a type or subspecies of life that is especially well adapted to a certain environment. — ecotypic, adj.
See also: Environment
Translations

ecotype

[ˈiːkəˌtaɪp] Necotipo m
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2013), it seems premature to classify the killer whales of this region in any specific ecotype.
In this study, the seeds of 12 lemon balm ecotypes were provided by National Center for Genetic and Biological Resources of Iran, and each ecotype were planted (ten plants per plot) in randomized block design with three replications during 2015 year.
These populations have hatching patterns typical of the southern European ecotype of H.
2]); (d) Shannon diversity; (e) life-form spectra; (f) ecotype spectra.
Highest value was shown by ecotype E1 and lowest value was shown by ecotype E8.
We surveyed for Kittlitz's Murrelet nests between 15 and 26 June 2014, using a stratified random sampling design with ecotype as the stratification layer.
Cape gooseberry fruits ecotype Colombia were harvested from a commercial plantation at the municipality of Ventaquemada, Boyaca Department, Colombia, located at 2630 meters above sea level with mean temperature of 12 [degrees]C.
Five feedstock crops planted were: maize hybrid AGRA 33GT, glyphosate-tolerant, 98 days to maturity; sweet sorghum, 'Dale' variety (MAFES foundation seed stock, Mississippi State University, MS, USA); miscanthus, 'Illinois' clone (New Energy Farms, Tifton, GA, USA); switch grass, 'Shawnee' ecotype (Ernst Conservation Seeds, Meadville, PA, USA); a prairie mix, bio-diverse polyculture mix for biomass production and wildlife habitat (Ernst Conservation Seeds) (Table 1).
Providing seed for WMA prairie restorations must provide seed only of ecotypes native to Minnesota, and preferably of the local ecotype, using a high diversity of species originating from as close to the restoration site as possible.
Such scenario tends to change over time, due to the development of new management techniques and employment of plant materials more adapted to upland areas, such as the cultivar BRS-Para (Conforto & Contin, 2009; Oliveira & Farias Neto, 2004) and the ecotype Hideo.