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the season during which a crop grows best

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8 L/ha) through the drip line in the spring of 2010 and 2011 for the 2010/2011 and 2011/2012 strawberry growing seasons, respectively.
The unique 2009 outcome likely reflects on-going changes in plant genetics making them less sensitive to weather stress, and farm practices that collectively produce different outcomes in recent years from those in similar growing seasons 10 to 60 years ago (Changnon and Hollinger, 2003).
The conservation-friendly structures work to lengthen the growing season without heating or ventilation equipment.
Our findings contradict studies of other ecosystems that conclude longer growing seasons actually increase plant carbon uptake," said Jia Hu, who conducted the research as a graduate student in CU-Boulder's ecology and evolutionary biology department in conjunction with the university's Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, or CIRES.
This relatively benign climate permitted a long enough growing season for hay to sustain their cattle, goats, and sheep through the long winters.
Some lengthening of urban growing seasons might result from an abundance of ornamental trees, which are sometimes bred to keep their foliage longer, says Terry L.
They say that the growing season starts when average temperature is more than 5C for five consecutive days and ends with five days below 5C.
Harting estimates they need two more growing seasons to fine-tune the system.
If you live on a farm in Pennsylvania, for example, you might see warmer winters and longer growing seasons, In Nebraska, global warming might spell dryer, hotter summers with more potential for droughts.
The study will be repeated for two additional growing seasons.
Arcadia announced the demonstration of NUE technology in canola plants through a series of eight field trials performed over five growing seasons in three different areas.
The chitalpa's rapid growth invariably creates a top- heavy tree; it should be pruned frequently during its first few growing seasons.
The discovery of a charred fossilized particle of fecal matter--probably left by a millipede--that was chock-full of plant spores hints that the ancient fire burned living vegetation as well as the fuel left on the ground from previous growing seasons.
Over three growing seasons, trees grew robustly in New York City, while those in rural areas lagged far behind.
For three growing seasons, crushed wallboard was spread on alfalfa fields at four University of Wisconsin agricultural research stations with different soil types and climates at rates ranging from 1 ton per acre to 16 tons per acre.