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winter desiccation

  • Drying out and dying of foliage and twigs caused by dry, desiccating winds and radiation, at times when water conduction is restricted by the freezing of plant tissues or of the ground. (Ford-Robertson 1983)
German: Frosttrocknis
French: dessication hivernale
Italian: appassimento invernale
Spanish: desecación invernal
Portuguese: dessecação invernal

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