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Adaptive Zone

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  1. [biology] an environment that allows the development of adaptive radiation

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Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2015)

by Michael Allaby

That which fits an organism both generally and specifically to exploit a given * adaptive zone (e.g. wings allow birds to fly, whereas the hooked beak and sharp talons of birds of prey are more specialized adaptations well suited to a predatory ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

adaptive breakthrough Evolutionary change by the acquisition of a distinctive *adaptation that permits a population or *taxon to move from one *adaptive zone to another. At the most extreme such ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology (1998)

by Gurbachan Miglani

adaptive zone: ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution (2015)

by Bernard Wood

Some researchers have proposed that a genus should be defined as a species or monophylum whose members occupy a single adaptive zone. This definition differs from Mayr's concept in that it excludes paraphyletic taxa and it does not ...

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

gestion adaptative adaptive zone A unit of environment occupied ...

Google previewBotany (Collins Internet-Linked Dictionary of) (2017)

by Jill Bailey

adaptive zone a TAXON and its associated ECOLOGICAL NICHE. A species or group of species that is relatively unspecialized may occupy a broad adaptive zone, exploiting and interacting with ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

adaptive zone The adaptive specialization(s) that fit ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

adaptive zone Evolution. 1. a concept or graphic representation of an ecological continuum or pathway along which species or other taxo- nomic groups evolve over periods of time. 2. the fundamental ecological niche or ...

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