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Synonyms for tropics

the part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn

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He says: "We have launched our multi V technology for tropical region in 2008 incorporating features and benefits for both the installer and end-user to give ease and flexibility of installation, high efficiency and low noise.
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has also announced a review of all 75 sexual assault cases over the last two year in the area, a remote, tropical region dotted by giant cattle farms and tiny Aboriginal outstations.
Using geographic information system data, we can also examine the proportion of the population living in the geographical tropics in the top 30 countries, taking into account that four of the top 30 countries that we have not counted as tropical (Australia, Chile, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates) have a part of their populations in the tropical region.
Leishmaniasis occurs in over 90 countries worldwide, mainly in tropical regions, but treatment options are limited.
jellyfish can have more than 400 tentacles - these are used to catch prey and for stability Native to tropical regions, they have spread .
Washington, March 18 ( ANI ): Researchers have shown that global warming of only 2 degree Celsius will be detrimental to crops in temperate and tropical regions, with reduced yields after 2030s.
These formations stretch across the globe, covering coniferous forests, mixed forests, broadleaf forests, tundra and alpine vegetation, woodlands and shrublands, the British Isles, and tropical regions.
For tropical regions Jatropha Curcas is a species of flowering plant in the genus Jatropha in spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.
In tropical regions moisture rises as the sun heats the surface, and it precipitates out as rain, which is why rain forests tend to occur in those latitudes.
A spokesman for Met Eireann said: "The south-westerly winds on their way means much milder air from the tropical regions is being pushed towards us.
Though originating in South America's tropical regions, cocoa plantations were established in the Caribbean and the Philippines by the French and Spanish in the 18th Century.
begins by introducing tropical forest biomes as a whole, then focuses in turn on biomes in broadleaf evergreen forests, rainforests, and seasonal forests and their regional expression in tropical regions around the world.
Dengue, a mosquitoborne disease common in tropical regions of the world, is a growing concern along the Texas-Mexico border, according to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
125 million challenge to seize new opportunities and expand the Institution's research in tropical regions.
When an "Old World epizootic strain," West Nile virus, made its way across North America, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Coasts, from Canada into tropical regions and the Caribbean (7), unexplained avian deaths sometimes occurred weeks before human West Nile virus encephalitis cases.
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