midstory

midstory

(ˈmɪdˌstɔːrɪ)
n, pl -ries
the layer of vegetation in a forest that consists of those trees whose height is in between the heights of the smallest and tallest trees
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Midstory and understory non-oak stems [less than or equal to]25.4 cm dbh were removed during the first stage of the shelterwood treatment.
Apart from the midstory vegetation coverage (Kruskal-Walis test, [chi square] = 4.66, p = 0.10), the other habitat variables differed significantly between topographies ([chi square] > 10.57, p < 0.01).
This study examined plant communities in several post-agricultural forests in northern Indiana that varied by age since agricultural abandonment, and investigated differences in invasive species presence across several canopy layers (canopy, midstory, understory).
Pine forests were characterized by an open canopy, a sparse midstory, and a dense herbaceous understory.
Train robbers Butch (Paul Newman) and the Sundance Kid (Robert Redford) jump off a cliff midstory into a river with a posse in pursuit.
ruflfrons foraged mainly on live leaves in the forest midstory; and S.
While under-and midstory densities were reduced to near zero, changes in canopy structure were minimal and within ranges of measurement error.
We estimated percent vegetation volume within a 5-m radius circle centered on each subplot within three height strata: 0-1.5 m (understory), 1.5-4.0 m (midstory), and >4 m (overstory); specifically, we estimated volume of leaves and branches that filled an imaginary cylinder that extended from the bottom to the top of each stratum (Powell and Steidl, 2000).
Midstory, the Hamlins fall to a worse status than before because their landlord refuses to rent to them any longer and expects them to work on shares.
Panguana Research Station, Rio Lullapichis, Huanuco, 300 m: Pair netted in humid forest, 1 m above ground (BP: "in midstory and canopy; forages higher than other Cercomacra").
The silvicultural prescription was a thin-from-below cut (removes small diameter trees from midstory and overstory leaving predominately larger diameter trees) based on slope.