overwintering


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o·ver·win·ter·ing

(ō'vĕr-win'tĕr-ing),
Persistence of an infectious agent in its vector for extended periods, such as the cooler winter months, during which the vector has no opportunity to be reinfected or to infect another host.

overwintering

[-win′təring]
persistence of seasonal infectious agents beyond their normal period of activity, particularly warm weather pathogen vectors that remain operative into the winter months.

o·ver·win·ter·ing

(ō'vĕr-win'tĕr-ing)
Persistence of an infectious agent in its vector for extended periods, such as the cooler winter months, during which the vector has no opportunity to be reinfected or to infect another host.

overwintering

the process of passing the winter. For example, some insects overwinter in a pupal stage, some migratory birds overwinter outside the normal breeding area.

overwintering

the ability of animals, plants or parasites to survive outdoors through a winter season.
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Winters 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 were the first on record with evidence of large numbers of overwintering Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska.
Field surveys of highly dispersed and concealed overwintering stink bugs can be facilitated by the use of detector dogs.
Use overwintering onions fresh from the ground from the time the first few reach usable size, around late spring, and just keep pulling them up as needed, in May, June and July.
The experimental data were analysed by two-factor (A--proportion of overwintering crops: 0%, 25%, 50%, 75%, and 100%; B--type of tillage: CT and RT) and correlation and regression analyses.
Surprisingly, a new study by scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School published in Current Biology, suggests that exposure to coldness found in the microenvironment of the monarch's overwintering site triggers their return north every spring.
Apply fatty acid-based winter washes to dormant fruit trees to control overwintering eggs of aphid, apple sucker and scale insect.
An explanation for this apparent decrease in density over the winter is that when overwintered juveniles have the same density as the non-overwintered juveniles at the start of the overwintering period, then as the fish grows during the overwinter period, the density will decrease if FZT transmission is reduced during the colder winter.
Fill vacant spots in the veg patch with overwintering onions
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A Wash them in a diluted solution of bleach (one in 10 parts water) and this will kill the spores of overwintering fungi and algae.