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Droughts

Known as: Drought 
Prolonged dry periods in natural climate cycle. They are slow-onset phenomena caused by rainfall deficit combined with other predisposing factors.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Abstract The authors propose a new climatic drought index: the standardized precipitation evapotranspiration index (SPEI). The… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
BACKGROUND Plants are often subjected to periods of soil and atmospheric water deficits during their life cycle as well as, in… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Severe droughts have been associated with regional-scale forest mortality worldwide. Climate change is expected to exacerbate… Expand
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2005
Review
2005
World population is increasing at an alarming rate and is expected to reach about six billion by the end of year 2050. On the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Future climate warming is expected to enhance plant growth in temperate ecosystems and to increase carbon sequestration. But… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
SummaryProline, which increases proportionately faster than other amino acids in plants under water stress, has been suggested as… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
Abiotic stresses, such as drought, salinity, extreme temperatures, chemical toxicity and oxidative stress are serious threats to… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Salt and drought stress signal transduction consists of ionic and osmotic homeostasis signaling pathways, detoxification (i.e… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
1.0 INTRODUCTION Five practical issues become important in any analysis of drought. These include: 1) time scale, 2) probability… Expand
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Highly Cited
1962
Highly Cited
1962
Diffusion is the process by which an innovation is communicated through certain channels over time among the members of a social… Expand
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