prairie climate

prairie climate

[′prer·ē ‚klī·mət]
(climatology)
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Several scientific studies indicate that the prairie climate was distinctly warmer and drier during the middle portion of the Holocene Epoch.
Welcome to 'The Edible Landscape,' a collection of articles and stories about the myriad delicious and nutritious delights that can be grown and savoured in our prairie climate, as written by some of the finest gardeners and experts around.
Hence, they were perfect for the dry prairie climate.
Walnuts are not totally adaptable to the prairie climate and may experience minor to major winter damage during harsh winters.
With the disappearance of suitable habitat across the parkland region it is becoming increasingly difficult for ungulates such as mule deer to find areas where they may reduce the effects of thermal stresses that are part of the prairie climate.
The harsh Prairie climate places limits on growing fruit, but it is conducive to crab apple, small apple and berry production.
Selection of appropriate plant varieties for a Prairie climate is important.
After eliminating the varieties that required a longer growing season than our prairie climate could provide, or which wouldn't thrive in cool, wet summers, I have reduced the number of varieties I am currently growing to about six.
As well as hybridizing hardy lilies he also developed roses and gladioli for our harsh prairie climate, and introduced many new, hardy varieties of fruit.
A friend by the name of Alice Moger explained to him that he had bought an Oriental lily not meant to grow in the prairie climate.
We just have to think of apples, flowering crabs, lilacs, cherries, pears and lilies to realize how important the plants of this region have been to the development of hardy plants for our prairie climate.