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Hemeroby

Formal name:  hemeroby
Local identifier:  TOP783
Definition:  a feature of the plant population (EFO:plant population) or plant species (Mayr:species) describing the occurrence of its individuals with respect to the degree of human impact on their habitats, i.e. the departure of naturalness of the habitats (tolerance to human impact).
Formal Unit:  unitless (ordinal)

Comment:  If individuals of a species occure in different habitats with different degrees of human impact, the whole range (amplitude) of assigend hemeroby categories represent the hemeroby of the respective species. The different hemeroby levels can be ordered according to increasing human impact as follows: ahemerob, oligohemerob, mesohemerob, beta euhemerob, alpha euhemerob, polyhemerob, metahemerob
Reference:  after Sukopp, H. (1972): Wandel von Flora und Vegetation in Mitteleuropa unter dem Einfluss des Menschen. Berichte ueber Landwirtschaft 50:S 112-139, changed by Klotz, S., Kühn, I. & Durka, W. (2002): BIOLFLOR - Eine Datenbank zu biologisch-oekologischen Merkmalen der Gefaesspflanzen in Deutschland. - Schriftenreihe fuer Vegetationskunde 38. Bonn: Bundesamt fuer Naturschutz.


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