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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An interesting aspect of this dataset is that it allows us to visualize the total precipitation that occurs during the rainy season (or during the dry season) over both hemispheres in a single map (Fig.
'It ranged from P18.09 per kg during the dry season to P18.33 per kg during the wet season,' the PSA said.
mucronata) were highly acceptable in the dry season. In the wet season, C.
On the other hand, during the dry season, the pH value of the Bakun Reservoir was significantly positively correlated with Chl a and SRP but negatively correlated with turbidity and TP (p value [less than or equal to] 0.05) as shown in Table 4.
brizantha had higher DMP during the rainy season and both forages had similar production during the dry season. There was no difference in the DMP of E.
Water and air temperature, dissolved oxygen, total dissolved solids, electrical conductivity and ammonia-nitrogen were significantly different (p< 0.05) between cold dry and hot dry season. The value of water temperature was varied according to the seasons.
Carbon-based leaf defenses such as leaf sclerophylly and tannin also can vary between seasons, and are higher in evergreen trees in the dry season (Janzen and Waterman, 1984; Dirzo and Boege, 2008; Gotsch et al., 2010).
Significant gains in the fight against the cholera epidemic in Haiti have been recorded as the dry season ends and the United Nations continues to support the government's comprehensive strategy of monitoring, rapid response and planning for long-term solutions, a top UN official in the impoverished country, reports Caribbean News Now (May 3, 2014).
In the wet season we found a greater total number of active mounds (n = 388) than in the dry season (n = 197) ([chi square] = 62.36, P < 0.0001) (Fig.
Work at Swansea University however has shown the Amazon is not as green in the dry season as previously thought.
Based on the observation, calves commonly selected 13 plant species in the dry season and 15 plant species in the wet season.
In Panama's dry season, leafy woodlands stand next to forests of naked trees (shown).