semiarid


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semiarid

characterized by scanty rainfall and scrubby vegetation, often occurring in continental interiors
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At Avon, a long-term farming systems field trial in a semiarid region of southern Australia, an initial high incidence of Rhizoctonia root rot in wheat was observed to decline over a subsequent period of 10 years (Roget 1995).
2) Several physical processes that are unique over arid and semiarid regions (e.g., northern China), such as the soil water vapor-heat interaction that affects surface soil moisture variability, the effect of intermittent turbulence on boundary layer energy exchange, and the drought-albedo feedback with variable land cover, are often overlooked by many drought modeling studies.
The highest incidence of Buruli ulcer is found in tropical or subtropical sub-Saharan Africa, but 2 cases have been reported in Mali, a semiarid country not usually associated with Buruli ulcer (3-5).
In this context, child mortality (CM), which is an important indicator of child health, stands out as one of the main problems faced by the government, particularly in regions such as the Brazilian semiarid.
In this context, the objective of this work was to evaluate the chemical and bromatological characteristics of forage sorghum varieties subjected to different leaching fractions of saline effluents from fish farming in the Semiarid region of Brazil.
Specifically, the degree of humidity (humid, subhumid, semiarid, arid, or very arid) and the rainfall pattern (summer, intermediate, or winter), which are determined from monthly and annual temperatures and rainfall, are used to establish the climate type and subtype.
The plant is distributed across five Moroccan provinces (the most important ones are Agadir, Essaouira, Toroudant, and Tiznit), in arid and semiarid ecosystems, with Atlantic influence, between 29[degrees] and 32[degrees] of north latitude [1, 2].
The Brazilian semiarid region, located mainly in the Northeast region, covers 982,563.3 [km.sup.2], nine states, and 1,133 municipalities with a population of 22.5 million inhabitants [3-5].
"Princesinha" is the most viable cultivars in the semiarid. The study was carried out with the objective of characterizing the phenological phases of a pear orchard (Pyrus communis L.) cultivar 'Princesinha'; to determine the index of fruit germination and to quantify the production as well as to determine the interference of climatic factors on the duration of the sprouting cycle in Sao Francisco Valley region, Petrolina, PE.
In Tucuman, berries are grown in 2 contrasting regions: the humid piedmont and the semiarid intermontane valley of Tafi (Zuccardi & Fadda 1985; del Rio et al.
This gardening guide suggests plants in the Plant Select program, chosen for the beauty and their ability to thrive in the semiarid, harsh climates of the steppe environment of the American West.
Sheep breeding is an economic activity of great value for the Brazilian livestock industry, mainly for the Northeast region, which is situated in an area possessing more than 56% of semiarid climate (GIRARDI & ROSA, 2011).