dry season


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dry season

[′drī ‚sēz·ən]
(climatology)
In certain types of climate, an annually recurring period of one or more months during which precipitation is at a minimum for the region.
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Based on previous studies involving seasonality of insect herbivores between deciduous and evergreen sites, Janzen (1973) found a much greater change in the number of species, number of individuals, and individuals/species of the bugs (sap-sucking) than the beetles (chewing) between seasons, associated to insect movement from drier to wetter sites in the dry season.
There were significant differences among nesting sites in the wet and the dry season, i.
But the new research in Swansea shows the apparent greening of the Amazon in the dry season is an illusion.
This study was, therefore, conducted with the aim to identify forage species preferred by Camel calves, time spent on browsing and determine the nutritive values of mainly preferred species that constitute the diet of the animals during the wet and dry season.
Feeder visitation: Throughout the early dry season of 2004 and the peak dry season of 2005 P.
It was on the course that he wrote the short story which grew into Dry Season, eliciting a two-book deal from publisher Orion.
Also total dowered solid (TDS) was higher in dry season than rainy season for probably for same reason as above.
2008) reported evidence of reproduction occurring during both the end of the second wet season of2004 and the first dry season of 2005 (November to February) in a population of Anolis tolimensis located at 4.
In the same study it was found that during the hot dry season transmission was interrupted in Mambrui and was very low in Jaribuni (9).
For so many years during the dry season we have faced difficulties in finding drinking water when the river was dry," he said.
By James Gatdet Dak January 4, 2009 (JUBA) -- The regional Government of Southern Sudan has directed relevant authorities in the region to resume intensive inter and intra-state community peace and reconciliation conferences as the dry season approaches.