subtropics


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sub·trop·ics

 (sŭb-trŏp′ĭks)
pl.n.
Subtropical regions.

subtropics

(sʌbˈtrɒpɪks)
pl n
(Physical Geography) the region lying between the tropics and temperate lands

sub•trop•ics

(sʌbˈtrɒp ɪks)

n.pl.
subtropical regions.
[1895–90]
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Noun1.subtropics - regions adjacent to the tropics
climatic zone - any of the geographical zones loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude
Translations

subtropics

plSubtropen pl
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But one day it will be, because global warming will hit the countries closer to the equator far harder than the fortunate countries of the temperate zone, and the main casualty will be food production in the tropics and the subtropics.
Among the topics are mango tree growth and canopy development, cultivation practices in the tropics and subtropics, greenhouse cultivation, ultra-high-density orchards and small-tree systems, improving fertilizer and water-use efficiency, integrated and biological pest control strategies, and the nutritional properties of mangoes.
Citrus fruits are very well established in the subtropics of southern region and have truly become 'Azerbaijani' fruits.
The night-blooming cereus is native to the deserts and subtropics of the Southwest United States, the Antilles and Central and South America.
gov/climo/) organized cloud systems that rotate over the tropics or subtropics and pick up water as they go.
In contrast, the UAE belongs to the subtropics and is near the sea.
They discovered that the number of clouds over the mid-latitudes decreased over the studied period, a finding that correlates with climate models, which predict that a warming Earth will cause dry zones to expand away from the subtropics and force storms poleward.
She learned that Moringa, formally known as Moringa Oleifera Lam (Moringaceae), is distributed in many countries of the tropics and subtropics, and contains an impressive variety of nutrients, including zeatin, quercetin, beta-sitosterol, caffeoylquinic acid, and kaempferol.
The river and the sea, tundra and deserts, plains and mountains, permafrost and subtropics - are collected here for the scenery all over the country.
Strongyloides stercoralis is an intestinal nematode endemic in the tropics and subtropics.
In many parts of the tropics and subtropics this success has led to native forests being cleared to provide land for more profitable, but ecologically simplified, plantations of exotics.