droughtiness

Related to droughtiness: drouths

droughtiness

(ˈdraʊtɪnəs)
n
the condition or state of being dry or arid
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These include climate, soil depth, droughtiness, rock outcrops, wind exposure and top soil stone.
Ruling out a topsoil thickness effect on vegetation degradation, isolates soil by way of its influence on droughtiness, leaching potential, organic matter accumulation, nutrient retention and natural plant-species distribution (Schmidt et al.
In 1990, Chumbley and others (1990) published a record from northeastern Iowa supporting much increased droughtiness after 5,000 ybp.