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semitropical

1. partly tropical
2. another word for subtropical
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Type Data Germplasm resources 527 inbred lines for association mapping panel (AMP) with different populations (143 lines for NSS, non-stiff-stock; 33 for SS, Stiff-stock; 232 for TST, tropical and semitropical; and the left 119 are regarded as MIXED) Transcriptome 28,769 (a) genes' quantitative expression of quantification maize whole kernel (15 days after pollination, 15 DAP).
These fungi are ubiquitous in soils [2] and colonize crops in temperate and semitropical regions [3] as well as the tropics [4].
They grow naturally in tropical and semitropical regions [1], and their cultivation is well known, especially in Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, the United States (Texas), Spain, Italy, Africa (Morocco, Tunisia, Eritrea, and Ethiopia), Israel, and South Africa [2].
Imagine Capri without the jet lag: Los Angeles' own semitropical island is just offshore.
Known hereinafter as the Atala butterfly, it was once called "the most conspicuous insect in semitropical Florida" (Schwartz 1888) but had become rare, perhaps extinct, by the mid-1930s (Klots 1951; Smith et al.
Although this disease is generally a rare disorder that occurs mainly in tropical and semitropical areas, the World Health Organization recorded 219,075 new leprosy cases globally in 2011, and 439,670 new cases were reported in the Western Hemisphere over the past decade (2,3).
These events may have initiated the interest of San Lorenzo's farmers to cultivate maize in this semitropical valley, which gave rise economic development and the appearance of an administrative center.
Malaria, a disease eliminated in temperate climates with mosquito eradication programs, remains widespread in the tropical and semitropical climates.
Comparison on plastic mulch and baregroun production and economics for short-day onion in a semitropical environment.
Water hyacinths, a semitropical exotic, float and form rafts that move with the wind, at times covering acres of water.
caribaea for adaptation to a wide variety of terrains and its fast growth may be ideally suited for its use as a sun energy collector in reforestation programs for tropical and semitropical lands in regions of Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
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.