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09:54 Jun 14, 2009
English to Urdu translations [PRO]
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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5 -1نچلا کھنڈ
Haris Ali Dogar

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نچلا کھنڈ

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مندرجہ بالا اصطلاح کا بہترین ترجمہ میری نظر میں نچلا کھنڈ ہی ہوسکتا ہے۔

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  • نچلے کھنڈ میں جھاڑیاں اور چھوٹے درخت پائے جاتے ہیں۔ - None  
Haris Ali Dogar
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Native speaker of: Native in UrduUrdu, Native in PanjabiPanjabi

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