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 (ē′kə-tīp′, ĕk′ə-)
A genetically distinct population of plants, animals, or other organisms that is found in a particular habitat.

e′co·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.


(ˈiːkəˌtaɪp; ˈɛkə-)
(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


(ˈɛk əˌtaɪp, ˈi kə-)

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


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


[ˈiːkəˌtaɪp] Necotipo m
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Lowland ecotypes developed in the southern United States where winters are mild, although frost is not uncommon.
This study illustrates the importance of examining differing population trends and movements of individual killer whale ecotypes to reveal subtleties of population ecology and potential prey impacts.
Influence of iron status on calcium and zinc uptake by different ecotypes of the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens.
For example, the western half of the Kabetogama Peninsula has more area covered by the higher risk boreal hardwood and northern spruce-fir ecotypes, and conversely, the eastern half of the park contains more of the drier, low risk treed rock barrens and northern pine ecotypes.
a Surface Containment Monitoring for Carbon Capture and Storage,a is the project which is funded, which will analyzise existing Carbon Capture and Storage monitoring tools and techniques, two field experiments in different ecotypes in Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan, and ongoing development of new algorithms applied in monitoring technology formulated and patented in Dr.
In addition, there were large variations within most report even for the same species mainly due to assay method and differences in ecotypes, seasons, ecological zone, soil type, age of the plants (Mueller-Harvey, 2006).
Chemical analysis and identification of the components of two ecotypes of (Mentha longifolia L.
Surveys were carried out in individual districts or in groups of two districts, and the districts in the groups had similar ecotypes.
Outside of their habitats, the 2 ecotypes are morphologically indistinguishable (1).
The growth ranges of mistletoes are very broad, and ecotypes have been shown to exist in complex populations of species with the possibility of hybridization occurring; thus detailed taxonomy should be considered in any future study with mistletoe.
Other species may take their place, or the more resistant ecotypes may prevail.