semitropical


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semitropical

1. partly tropical
2. another word for subtropical
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In the 1870s and 1880s, real estate developers seized upon palm trees as markers of Los Angeles as a warm, semitropical paradise, the new desert Eden.
It is strategically located in the semitropical rainforest of Nigeria with an estimated annual rainfall of more than 1 520 mm and a temperature that varies between 22.
2 mm en las zonas bajas, con un clima subhumedo semitropical y 1,447 mm en las partes altas, donde se presenta un clima templado subhumedo (CONABIO, 2008).
This destructive disease so-called scab affects wheat barley and other small grains both in temperate and in semitropical areas and has the capacity to destroy crop within a few weeks of harvest (McMullen et al.
They grew not in the Arizona desert, but in semitropical forests 1,500 miles to the south before continental drift transported them north.
For Narborough, his ghostwriter, and Defoe, the latitudes at the tip of South America provoke such optimism because sailors there do not succumb to the tropical and semitropical diseases, notably malaria and yellow fever, that devastated European and indigenous populations in North America, the Caribbean, Brazil, and South and Southeast Asia.
From cold-hardy apples and cherries to semitropical citrus fruits, fruit trees grow in nearly every climate.
Este lagarto que vive en un entorno semitropical con una humedad entre el 60% y 80% y temperaturas hasta 27[grados]C y mas, se ha descrito como de habitat generalista que habitualmente prefiere andar en la vegetacion abierta de sitios perturbados, en las zonas urbanizadas tanto como en zonas humedas, boscosas y marca su territorio entre arbustos, cercas, enredaderas y arboles (Campbell, 2002).
In the semitropical climate of Florida, when composted broiler litter (to improve the water-holding capacity of Florida's sandy soil) and heavy blackstrap molasses were incorporated as substrate, anaerobic soil disinfestation treatments provided good control of nutsedge and excellent control of grasses, broadleaf weeds, Phytophthora capsici and Fusarium oxysporum f.
Tumbes se encuentra localizado en la parte nor-occidental del Peru, y presenta un clima semitropical, temperatura anual de 24[grados]C (desde 18[grados]C en invierno hasta 40[grados]C en verano) (Tumbes, 2011).
Cassava is a common food in tropical and semitropical countries, and is known by various names, such as cassava, tapioca, manioc, manihot, among others.