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Adj.1.cold-temperate - the colder parts of temperate waters
temperate - (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate; "a temperate region"; "the temperate zones"; "temperate plants"
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The forests represent three compositions that are typical of the temperate and cold-temperate zone of the northern hemisphere.
Key words: biomass allocation; cold-temperate forests; low light; nitrogen availability; relative growth rate (RGR); seed size; shade tolerance; survival; tree seedlings.