old-field

Related to old-field: Old field succession

old-field

(ōld′fēld′)
n. Southern US
An overcultivated field allowed to lie fallow.
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Han et al., "The effects of biomass removal and N additions on microbial N transformations and biomass at different vegetation types in an old-field ecosystem in northern China," Plant and Soil, vol.
New signing Scott Old-field is set to make his debut for Guisborough.
But development coach David Old-field was pleased with his side's display against the league's pace-setters despite the late disappointment.
Some of their topics are the physical environment, the Woods in the modern landscape, the trees in the Woods 1945-2007, an old-field succession experiment in Upper Seeds, invertebrates, mammals, and conservation management.
"Phillipston was uniquely appropriate for this type of treatment because of the old-field white pine that was growing on soils that would typically support a mixed hardwood/pine forest," Scanlon said.
A regression equation using the jack-knifed values quantified a significant decrease in diversity with distance from forest border for the wider old-field stand.
A hat trick from Lloyd Old-field was the highlight in a 6-1 rout.
is known about the mechanisms of old-field succession in the Neotropics
Convergence and divergence of old-field plant communities along experimental nitrogen gradients.
In addition, old-field assemblages consist of a diverse array of canopy and understory species that are adapted to a wide range of abiotic conditions, much like temperate forests (Carson and Pickett 1990, Bazzaz 1996).
Immediately adjacent to the new-field was an area that has been continuously row-cropped to cotton or sorghum for about 70 years (called the old-field in this manuscript).