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ecotone A narrow and fairly sharply defined transition zone between two or more different communities. Such edge communities are typically species-rich. Ecotones arise naturally, e.g. at land–water interfaces, but elsewhere may often reflect human intervention (e.g. the agricultural clearance of formerly forested areas). See edge effect.

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ecotone

ecotone A narrow and fairly sharply defined transition zone between two or more different communities. Such edge communities are typically speciesrich. Ecotones arise naturally, e.g. at land–water interfaces; but elsewhere may often reflect human intervention, e.g. the agricultural clearance of formerly forested areas.

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ecotone

ecotone The narrow and fairly sharply defined transition zone between two or more different communities. Ecotones arise naturally (e.g. at land-water interfaces) but elsewhere may often reflect human intervention, e.g. the agricultural clearance of formerly forested areas.

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ecotone

ecotone Narrow and fairly sharply defined transition zone between two or more different communities.

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