Vocab - Biome - Biomes Word Definition Biomes Largest...

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Biomes Word Definition Picture Biomes Largest recognizable assemblage of animals and plants on the Earth. The distribution of the biomes is controlled mainly by climate. Buttress Roots Large roots above the surface to help support large trees in shallow soil. Capillary Action Movement of water along microscopic channels. This movement is the result of two forces: the adhesion and absorption of water to the walls of the channels; and cohesion of water molecules to each other. Chernozem (1) Soil order (type) of the Canadian System of Soil Classification. This soil is common on the Canadian Prairies. (2) Type of soil commonly found in grassland environments. These soils are often black in color and have a well developed A horizon rich in humus. Deforestation Removal of trees from a habitat dominated by forest. Desertification Conversion of marginal rangeland or cropland to a more desert like land type. Desertification can be caused by overgrazing, soil erosion, prolonged drought, or climate change.
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