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A barrier of trees and shrubs that protects against the wind and reduces erosion.
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Noun1.shelterbelt - hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion
hedge, hedgerow - a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
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This would include a shelterbelt or small areas of woodland used for your own enjoyment.
Long-eared owls can be found hunting on the ground but do like some taller trees or vegetation as a shelterbelt surrounding their hunting grounds so they can perch during the day.
If bitterly cold winter winds are putting a chill on your winter heating costs, try planting a windbreak, also called a shelterbelt.
Selenge shelterbelt, Uvs wild berry and Uvs shelterbelt cultivar seed samples contained 10.
Omer Ibrahim Nimir, affirmed that the proposed shelterbelt in Khartoum State will become a reality after commitment of the political will and provision of finance.
The tree sat at the north end of a long, thick shelterbelt, exactly where it intersected a muddy drainage ditch that wound its way across vast fields of tall grass.
That is why we went in to plant these trees, ranging from fruits, shelterbelt and shade trees and all the ornamentals that are used in the public and private institutions," said Ngor.
A building is sighted, tucked, half hidden in the corner of a field, partially surrounded by a shelterbelt of trees.
Roosevelt introduced a shelterbelt initiative on the plains that involved the planting of hundreds of millions of trees, and 1956 saw the implementation of the Soil Bank Program, under which farmers signed multiyear contracts obliging them to adopt measures aimed at improving soil and water quality.
As part of a large ecological restoration effort being implemented in three regions of China, the Three-North Shelterbelt Forest Program spans 551 county-level administrative regions in 13 provinces in the north-west, north, and north-east, with a total area of 4.
Experiment 2--Shelterbelts: There were 2 treatments; i) control group, and ii) group allowed access to moveable shelterbelt (shrubs in pots).