Taigas

Characterized by coniferous forests, taiga (or boreal forest) is the largest terrestrial biome in the world. It comprises 27 percent of the world's forest cover with its largest areas found in Canada and Russia.

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Taigas

Do you Humans live in the Taiga?

Yes!

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What kinds of shrubs are in the taiga biome?

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Tundra
Forests
Taigas

Interspecific competition in the tundra?

yes

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Taigas

What is taigas plants?

it is a plant that only lives in the sun

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Are there more consumers or producers in the taiga biome?

In any biome there are always fewer consumers for obvious reasons.

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Rainforests
Taigas

What are the six major land biomes?

Deserts, Tropical Forest, Coniferous Forest, Deciduous Forest, the Tundra, and the Grasslands. There are more biomes, but these are the main ones.

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What is the average precipitation in taiga in cm?

conitchua and sorry if this did not help

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Botany or Plant Biology
Taigas

What type of producers grow in the taiga?

There are many producers found in the taiga, including moss (sphagnum, club); lichen, berries (crowberry, raspberry and blueberry bushes, red baneburry); various trees (birch, aspen, spruce, coniferious, alder, pine); and many more.

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Where are taiga biomes most likely to be located?

Taiga is the world's largest terrestrial biome and covers: in North America most of inland Canada and Alaska as well as parts of the extreme northern continental United States (especially northern Minnesota, Michigan's Upper Peninsula, northern Wisconsin, Upstate New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine); and in Eurasia most of Sweden, Finland, inland and northern Norway, much of Russia (especially Siberia), northern Kazakhstan, northern Mongolia, and northern Japan specifically the island of Hokkaidō.

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Tundra
Taigas

What are fun facts about the arctic tundra?

The word Tundra means "Tree less plain"

The tundra is kown as the second most deadly environment in the world.

The tundra is considered the coldest of all biomes.

Only the top layer in the soil can thaw in the summer, which doesn't allow plants requiring a deep root structure to grow

Some plants that live in the tundra are arctic moss, arctic willow, bearberries, caribou moss, and pasque flowers.

Some animals in the tundra would include polar bears, arctic foxes, caribou, arctic hares, snowy owls, muskox, wolves, and lemmings

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Equator
Taigas

Is a taiga usually found near the equator?

No. Taigas are generally in northern parts of the temperate zones, closer to the Arctic than the equator. Russia, Canada and Scandinavia are the most common areas where you will find taiga.

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How is a lynx adapted to survive in the Taiga biome?

Snowshoe feet

nocturnal

warm fur

strong sight and smell

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How do you pronounce taiga?

It is pronounced TIE-gah (almost like "tiger").

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What are the major weather events in a taiga biome?

Snowstorms.

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What are seasons like in the taiga?

Winter: The winters are very harsh cold as dry ice. The average temperature is about 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

Summer: The average temperature in the summer is only 57.2 degrees Fahrenheit. It is so cold.

Autumn: During autumn and fall the leaves start to turn colour and fall off. The tempature is around 5-15 degrees C.

Spring: Spring is when the flowers bloom and leaves start to come back onto trees. Tempature is around 5-20 degrees.

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Hurricanes Typhoons and Cyclones
The Moon
Taigas

What is the equivalent wind speed of the Saffir-Simpson scale if the change is made from 1 minute average wind speed to a 3 second gust wind speed?

162 is the base of it and it gives the air to take it from the soil. It is air that the atmosphere always to move in the troposphere.

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Rain and Flooding
Taigas

What are four types of precipitation?

The five major types of precipitation are rain, snow, sleet, hail, and freezing rain.

Rarer forms include graupel (ice attached to snow, or "soft hail") and ground ice (also known as "ice needles" or "diamond dust"), which is ground-level condensation of ice crystals, with or without an associated fog cloud.

Snow, because of its form, provides much less than its volume in liquid water when it melts.

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Rainforests
Tundra
Taigas

What plants are found in the torrid zone?

.There are more than 160,000 types of natural vegetation in a torrid zone. Some of the vegetation are coral trees, sacred figs, and mosses. Plants and trees like neem,coconut,rose plant are found in the torrid zone

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Insects
Grasshoppers
Taigas

How does a grasshopper eat?

Grasshoppers bite their food into smaller chuncks with their mandibles - teeth that are on the outside of it's mouth. It then moves the pieces of food (plants) inside it's mouth with little finger-like things and eventually it swallows the plant material. They are not picky and eat a wide array of plants, depending on what is available to them. They eat grasses as well as the leaves of some flowers and plants.

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Why is taiga region much colder than tundra?

because it is! :D

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Where are taiga regions located in the world?

They can be found in the high northern hemisphere. eg North America and Eurasia.

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Why is the boreal biome called the taiga biome?

Boreas was the god of the wind of the north so the boreal forest is the forest of the north : the taiga is a forest in the north.

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Where are taigas in the world?

They can be found in the high northern hemisphere. eg North America and Eurasia

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What the differences between taiga and grassland biome?

Taigas are dominated by conifers while grasslands are dominated by grass.

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What does a Redwood need for survival?

for survival a plant needs
  • water
  • sunlight
  • carbon dioxide to photosynthesise
  • oxygen to respire
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