subtropical zones

Related to subtropical zones: Sub-tropical

subtropical zones

Latitudes between the tropics and temperate zones. They lie about 25–35° North and 25–35° South.
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Dengue is an emerging viral disease mainly found in the tropical and subtropical zones, and a major public health concern worldwide (1-3).
The Bryde's whale is the only species of baleen whales that spends the whole year in tropical and subtropical zones. Bryde's whale species is listed as Data Deficient category in the IUCN Red List, meaning not enough is known about its status.
The reserve is located in the transition belt between the warm temperate and the northern subtropical zones. The climate is hot and humid in summer, and dry and cold in winter.
Migratory birds are those birds that travel across national and international borders, from Arctic to tropical or subtropical zones. Pakistan bears a wide range of wetlands distributed throughout the country which start from the coastal mangroves to glacial lakes of high Himalayas.
"Severe droughts and devastating flooding being experienced throughout the tropics and subtropical zones bear the hallmarks of this El NiAaAaAeA~o, which is the strongest in more than 15 years WMO chief Michel Jarraud said in a statement.
They focus on tropical and subtropical zones because they contain most of the non-industrialized countries that are urbanizing most quickly.
Cluster B (12 samples) comprises of samples from a wider range of the study area (9.5040[degrees]N to 39.03[degrees]S latitudes), which mainly falls within the tropical to subtropical zones. This cluster is characterized by the lowest range of all morphological characteristics: average test size (range 225.35-271.00 [micro]m; average 247.65 [micro]m), mean proloculus size (range 7.07-9.40 [micro]m; average 8.34 [micro]m), number of chambers (range 9.38-11.10; average 10.21), and dextral coiling (range 50.00- 88.88%; average 67.32%).
Primary abdominal cocoon occurs mainly in young women from tropical and subtropical zones. Although retrograde menstruation with or without viral infection of the fallopian tubes has been suggested as a possible etiology [7,8], it does not account for the occasional occurrence of abdominal cocoon in males [2].
Under tropical and subtropical zones there is a need to select animal not only for the production genetic merit but also for resistance to environmental and physiological stresses, and for that, it is suggested to model the genetic components to the environmental stress factors for selection.
The incidence is higher in tropical and subtropical zones of Africa and the Americas.
The new system/set of solutions would be of high relevance for plants in tropical and subtropical zones where high humidity and temperatures severely impair efficiency of gas turbines and compressors.
But there is much else in this book to consider as a way forward for Africa to tackle the global warming crisis--from tapping methane from urban landfill waste sites to other biogas harvesting; how agriculture, especially in tropical and subtropical zones, must adapt; to tree planting, conservation and energy efficiency.