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the season during which a crop grows best

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Only three of the 10 shortest growing seasons have taken place in the last century - in 1979, 1941 and 1922 - while the years with the shortest season were in 1782 and 1859 at just 181 days.
In the last 10 years the growing season, measured in terms of temperatures in the Central England Temperature daily record stretching back hundreds of years, has been on average 29 days longer than in the period 1961-1990, the data show.
BTL Liners, a fabricator of geosynthetic covers and tarps, provides custom greenhouse covers that can extend and enrich the growing season in Central Oregon.
These measurements were repeated eight times over the course of the 2010 growing season (May 10, May 25, Jun.
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.
Effect of manure application types: In general, the application of both CM and DM amendments compared to the control treatment increased the root density at the top 15 cm of the soil during the two growing seasons.
Thus, the objective of this study was to test different plant densities of safflower during two growing seasons (Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer), in order to generate useful information for farmers.
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.
They discovered that, as late as September and October, 60 per cent of the water could be traced back to spring snowmelt, suggesting that subalpine species depend on water from snow throughout the growing season.
Washington, January 8 (ANI): A new study by scientists from the University of Colorado at Boulder, US, has determined that as the climate warms and growing seasons lengthen, subalpine forests are likely to soak up less carbon dioxide (CO2).
Wheat, in Greece and other Mediterranean countries, is mainly grown in dry land and the yield produced is much lower than that obtained in north-central Europe or in some areas of USA with longer growing seasons, better rainfall distribution, and mild temperatures during grain filling (Lloveras et al.
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This meant critically shorter growing seasons and trade routes blocked with ice.