Desert Climate

Known as: Climate, Desert, arid climate, Desert Climates 
A type of climate characterized by insufficient moisture to support appreciable plant life. It is a climate of extreme aridity, usually of extreme… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Using isotopic screens, phylogenetic assessments, and 45 years of physiological data, it is now possible to identify most of the… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
A method for assessing the environmental impacts of freshwater consumption was developed. This method considers damages to three… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
How anthropogenic climate change will affect hydroclimate in the arid regions of southwestern North America has implications for… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Salinization is the accumulation of water-soluble salts in the soil solum or regolith to a level that impacts on agricultural… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
A large reservoir of bioavailable nitrogen (up to approximately 10(4) kilograms of nitrogen per hectare, as nitrate) has been… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Great quantities of African dust are carried over large areas of the Atlantic and to the Caribbean during much of the year… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Plants are often subjected to periods of soil and atmospheric water deficit during their life cycle. The frequency of such… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Surface waters of the subtropical Sargasso Sea contain dissolved inorganic phosphate (DIP) concentrations of 0.2 to 1.0 nanomolar… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
RAPD markers provide a powerful tool for the investigation of genetic variation in natural and domesticated populations. Recent… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Most North American oaks (Quercus spp.) are adapted to drought-prone sites by an ability either to avoid, or to tolerate, water… (More)
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