American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A subdivision of an ecospecies consisting of a population that is adapted to a particular set of environmental conditions.
- From eco- + type. (Wiktionary)
“If so-called compsognathids – all of them relatively small, ecologically and morphologically generalized, long-limbed, long-tailed theropods that hunt small vertebrate prey – are not a clade but are actually scattered about the base of the coelurosaur family tree, this likely indicates that this ecotype was the ancestral one for coelurosaurs.”
“My two favorites are Durana Clover (native white ecotype for areas with a moderate climate) and Forage Chicory.”
“Recently the UE Regulation nr. 1263/96 has given the "DOP" to San Marzano as typical regional product, thus renewing the interest in this ecotype.”
“Today, KwaZulu-Cape Coastal Forest Mosaic is a highly fragmented ecotype.”
“None of this proved resistance, but it suggested that the rubber trees growing in this small area of Colombia might represent an unusual and distinct ecotype worthy of further investigation.”
“He suggested that the trees be considered an ecotype, identified in the literature by the common name, Acre fino.”
“Compare with: cropping systems, agrosystems ecotype see: ecosystem encephalitis inflammation of the brain endemic”
“There are distinct seashore and inland ecotypes; the seashore ecotype has been grown with water twice as salty as seawater.”
“Harvesting seed from the prairie helps the monument ensure local ecotype seed is used.”
“These size classes were above or below .95 cm for the reed ecotypes, and above or bellow .75 cm for the stonewort ecotype.”
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