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phenology
1. The study of the periodicity of leafing, flowering, and fruiting in plants; these are generally triggered by periodicities in the climate.

2. The study of the impact of climate on the seasonal occurrence of flora and fauna (dates of flowering, migration, etc.) and of the periodically changing form of an organism, especially as this affects its relationship with its environment.

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phenology

phenology The study of the impact of climate on the seasonal occurrence of flora and fauna (dates of flowering, migration, etc.), and the periodically changing form of an organism, especially as this affects its relationship with its environment (e.g. the development of a tree seedling into a sapling and later a mature tree).

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phenology

phenology The study of the ways in which the timing and other aspects of periodic events, such as flowering in plants and breeding and migration in animals, are affected by climate and other environmental factors.

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