Bulgarian translation: подлес

English term or phrase:understory
Bulgarian translation:подлес

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09:54 Jun 14, 2009
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Science - Forestry / Wood / Timber
Additional field(s): Environment & Ecology
English term or phrase: understory
Definition from NC glossary of forestry terms:
The area below the forest canopy that comprises shrubs, snags and small tree. Because the understory receives little light, many of the plants at this level tolerate shade and will remain part of the understory. Others will grow and replace older trees that fall.

Example sentence(s):
  • The understory is a unique environment, involving more than just shade. Shade influences air temperature, humidity, soil temperature, soil moisture content, wind movement, and more. These factors impact plants. Agroforestry ejournal
  • Savanna trees influence water, light, and nutrient availability under their canopies, but the relative importance of these resources to understory plants is not well understood. CAT.INIST
  • Understory vegetation responded to thinning with increased percentage of cover and number of herbaceous species in thinned areas and in created gaps. US Forest Service
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Сенкоустойчива горска растителност от храсти и ниски дървета под свода, образуван от короните на по-високите дървета.
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Definition from own experience or research:
Сенкоустойчива горска растителност от храсти и ниски дървета под свода, образуван от короните на по-високите дървета.

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  • На места преобладават гори от дървовидна хвойна /Juniperus excelsa/, с подлес от червена хвойна /Juniperus oxycedrus/. - Българско дружество з  
  • Най - интересни от флористична и природозащитна гледна точка за България и Европа са източно - буковите формации с примес от горун и по - рядко с благун, с подлес от зеленика и други вечнозелени храсти. - Bulrest.com  
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