moist climate

moist climate

[′mȯist ′klīm·ət]
(climatology)
In C.W. Thornthwaite's climatic classification, any type of climate in which the seasonal water surplus counteracts seasonal water deficiency; thus it has a moisture index greater than zero.
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Moist climate, coral reefs, sharks, Port Blair, convict-barracks, Rutland Island, cottonwoods--Ah, here we are.
There are also different types of common allergies that are spread among children, especially in this dusty and moist climate. Tonsillitis infections are also common among children and pharyngitis, light inflammation of the intestines, and sometimes there are a few advanced cases.
NEW YORK -- Pinworm is the most common intestinal parasite in the United States, and it is active year-round, especially in areas with a warm, moist climate. Though anyone can contract this parasite, preschoolers and school-age children; parents or family members of infected children; and workers or participants at child care centers and other institutional settings are its most common victims.
Agriculture PS Hamadi Boga says the pest infestation should not be treated as an outbreak since mealybugs and other bugs are always in the tropics which have warm to hot and moist climate."What we need is the usual management to ensure that crops remain healthy," says Prof Boga.
The difference was that fertilizer contained a fungus that thrived in the mild and moist climate of Ireland but did not in the hot, dry climate of Idaho and other potato growing areas of the U.S.
"The altitude of Western Dooars ranges from 90 m to 1750 m and moist climate is favorable for tea gardens.
These early mild to moderate symptoms of nose and skin are fairly common in low moist climate, although not dangerous but quite disturbing and hamper daily life routine.
The steep, rugged mountains, warm, moist climate, and variety of plant and animal life are typical of this natural region.
Florida's warm, moist climate also allows the algae to flourish.
Without any natural predators, and with the warm moist climate conditions in the Southeast, kudzu appears to have gone wild over the countryside, engulfing thousands of acres of trees, shrubs, buildings or just about anything in its path.
In moist climate zones, it is cost effective in both 2A and 3A, but not climate zone 1A.
Blastomycosis is a fungal infection which is caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis and is especially endemic in areas of the United States with a moist climate, i.e.