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James Petersen
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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
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How do the terms mosaic, matrix, patch, corridor, and ecotone relate to one another and to a vegetation landscape?

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The way in which the terms mosaic, matrix, patch, corridor and ecotone relate to one another and to a vegetation landscape.

Explanation

The communities and their ecosystems in the point of view of biogeographers are landscapes. A landscape is an expression of all the various environment factors that are functioning together. Each landscape has areas that are termed as vegetative mosaic of interlocking parts. The dominant area among the areas of the mosaic is known as a matrix...

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