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variable > vegetation layer structure

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vegetation layer structure  


  • Structure of the vegetation layer in an area. The vegetation layers is the plant cover of an area. There could be different vegetation layers in an ecosystem (e.g. moss-, herb-, understory-, tree-layer). The structure of a vegetation layer may include the number and type of layers (e.g. herb-, understory-, tree-layer), their features such as height, coverage, percent over the whole layer.

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  • [controlled by ] Giorgio Matteucci , 23/05/2013" , "[source of definition ] Hend + Expert




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