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forest canopy

Definition:
The more or less continuous cover of upper branches and foliage of forest trees which is exposed to sunlight and restricts the sunlight from reaching the understory and the forest floor.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • canopy structure (forests)
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/124427
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