Keeping woodlands in Wales and Ireland healthy

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Targets:Will specify the quantity and quality of outputs and outcomes aspired to. They are specific measurable and time-bound results.
Tautonymy:In Entomological Terms – one and the same name applied both to the genus-group name and to an included species-group name e.g. Bison bison.
Taxonomy:In Entomological Terms – studies of the relationships of taxa, including positional changes which do not involve changes in the names of taxa.
Teagasc:The Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority which is the national body providing integrated research, advisory and training services to the agriculture and food industry and rural communities.
Time-scale:The span of time within which certain events occur or are scheduled to occur considered in relation to any broader period of time.
T2max:2-meter maximum temperature (EC-Earth temperature data).
Tmax2m:2-meter maximum temperature (C4i Project).
Topotype:In Entomological Terms – a specimen collected at the type locality, not necessarily part of the type series and not regulated by the Code.
Trade Off:Where you balance opposing situations (e.g. economic vs. environmental vs. social benefits) and accept something bad in order to have something good.
Transnational:[bold:This is often used to describe cooperation between businesses or organisations based in more than one EU country. Part of the EU’s purpose is to encourage this ‘transnational’ cooperation
Trinomen:In Entomological Terms – the combination of a generic name, a specific name, and a subspecific name, that together constitute a scientific name subspecies.
Trust:Partners in order to build relationships and trust must realise that it is much more than formal meetings. They must work together, however small; socialise; share ideas; be open and honest with each other; put yourself in their shoes and try and help them achieve what they want.
Tullgren funnel:A device for extracting animals from soil or leaf litter.
Type:In Entomological Terms – the standard of reference for determining the precise application of a name. Each taxon has, actually or potentially, a type.
Type genus:In Entomological Terms – type of a nominal family is the nominal genus.
Type locality:In Entomological Terms – the geographical location of the occurrence of the population from which the type specimen (holotype, lectotype or neotype) was taken.
Type material:In Entomological Terms – a collective term for all type specimens. Zoologists should ensure that such material is transferred as quickly as possible to public institutions where their safety is guaranteed.
Type species:In Entomological Terms – type of a nominal genus is the nominal species.
Type specimen:In Entomological Terms –type of a nominal species is a specimen.

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