Semidormancy | Article about semidormancy by The Free Dictionary
Decrease in plant growth rate; may be seasonal or associated with unfavorable environmental conditions.
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First, there was an accelerated growth in the initial stage until the first 150 DAP in the rainy period, followed by a semidormancy
stage coinciding with the dry period and then a new accelerated growth surpassing the initial stage.
However, there can be an interval of many years between these events, so the plants have to survive these periods in a state of dormancy or semidormancy