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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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Phenotypic characterization of two indigenous chicken ecotypes of Pakistan.
An evaluation of variability in the expression of forage characteristics of interest and of the genetic diversity of ecotypes and hybrids of different species of the genus Paspalum by means of a meta-analysis enables the comparison of data from different trials, thus increasing the number of ecotypes, hybrids, and repetitions evaluated.
The diet of killer whales varies greatly among populations, and prey specialization is usually one of the defining characteristics of the different ecotypes (e.
In this study, it was used multiple regression analysis to identify associations between ISSR and RAPD markers with some agronomic traits in lemon balm ecotypes.
avenae characteristically has two ecotypes differentiated, in relation to the geographic origin of the populations, by the period in which juveniles emerge from eggs [3], [22].
Keeping in view the global importance of Ficus palmata and its presence in Azad Kashmir as wild forests in abundance this research was conducted to study the medicinally important minerals in 25 selected Fig ecotypes from variable locations in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
2]) in alpine ecotypes was higher than the only other estimate available across the species' range.
Morphological differences between ecotypes of Crytobagous salviniae Calder and Sands (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent for common (Salvinia minima Baker) and giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta Mitchell) (Salviniaceae) were shown to be a factor in the effectiveness of control (Tipping et al.
Le pays dispose d'un patrimoine genetique oleicole riche et l'oliveraie tunisienne jouit d'une richesse remarquable avec environ 140 varietes et ecotypes locaux, dont, notamment les varietes Oueslati, Zalmati, Zarrazi, Chemchali, Jerboui, Fakhari, Toffehi, Chemcheli Zarzis, Chemleli Jerba, Tounsi, Chemcheli Zarzis, Marsaline, Sayali et Jemri.
Composition of prairie mix and their ecotypes Species Scientific name Big bluestem Andropogon gerardii Switch grass Panicum virgatum Indian grass Sorghastrum nutans Wild senna Senna (Cassia) hebecarpa Oxeye sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides Showy tick-trefoil Desmodium canadense Species Ecotype % of population Big bluestem 'Prairie View'-IN Ecotype 30 Switch grass Cave-In-Rock 20 Shawnee 20 Kanlow 10 Indian grass 'Southlow'-MI Ecotype 10 Wild senna VA and WV Ecotype 5 Oxeye sunflower PA Ecotype 3 Showy tick-trefoil PA Ecotype 2 Table 2.
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.