Drought


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A period of soil moisture that is inadequate for the needs of crops, animals and human beings
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It is a point of concern for the relevant departments because the areas mentioned before are already facing droughts in a mild form, and limited rainfall will make the prevailing drought situation in these areas more intense.
The three trucks carrying more than 4,000 bags of drought pellets were flagged off for Tana North and Tana Delta where the drought has adversely affected.
The outcomes of Inter-Ministerial Task Team meeting on Drought and Water Scarcity held on 30 January 2018.
ISLAMABAD -- The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Pakistan has trained 27 technical staff members of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) enabling them to implement the drought mitigation activities.
I remember when I was growing up in the 50s and there was three years of drought," said Brown, who is 78.
For instance, the soil moisture drought during growing seasons is often accompanied by heat waves, resulting in a type of drought that has a rapid onset and short duration (from a few days to 1-2 months), but high intensity and devastating impacts, which is recently termed "flash drought" (Hoerling et al.
Anew report shows that 94 percent of the land area of Iran has dealt with some level of drought over the last seven years.
The study published last week in the journal Nature examines drought frequency and recovery times.
The kernel abortion in maize during pre-anthesis drought has been widely studied, but the reasons behind this abortion are still largely unknown.
The results indicated that drought had pronounce negative effects on yield and its components for all faba bean yield characters, while the effect was positive with leaves proline content.
The first part of the book presents background and history of the problem, describes the socioeconomic impact of drought in Brazil, and reviews recent advancements in drought management and policy in Brazil.
ABSTRACT: Central and Southern parts of Pakistan are under serious risk of drought due to deficiency in rainfall and high temperatures.