Definition of Phenology

1. n. The science of the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena, as the migrations and breeding of birds, the flowering and fruiting of plants, etc.



Definition of Phenology

1. Noun. (biology) The study of the effect of climate on periodic biological phenomena. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phenology

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Medical Definition of Phenology

1. The study of the biological rhythms of plants and animals, particularly those rhythms showing seasonal variation. Origin: G. Phaino, to appear, + logos, study (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Phenology

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1. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"Physiological Characters phenology Gill (1935) used time of flowering (spring verses summer) as a principal taxonomic character. ..."

2. A First Report on the Relations Between Climates and Crops by Cleveland Abbe (1905)
"Chapter X. STUDIES IN phenology. Under the general heading we shall consider, first, the wild plants and their natural habits; second, the plants cultivated ..."

3. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1907)
"Phyto-phenology in its Application to the Plants of the Philadelphia Neighborhood. ... The history of phenology dates back to the time of Linnaeus, ..."

4. Farm and Garden Rule-book: A Manual of Ready Rules and Reference with by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1911)
"phenology phenology (contraction of phenomenology) is that science which considers the relationship of local climate to the periodicity of the annual ..."

5. Managing Forest Ecosystems to Conserve Fungus Diversity and Sustain Wild edited by David Pilz, Randy Molina (1998)
"Detection of Species phenology The thallus (literally "body") of a fungus typically consists of a web of hyphae (filaments or threads of cells) collectively ..."

6. Mars and Its Canals by Percival Lowell (1906)
"... o* phenology CURVES-EARTH. •k - Dud Point of V«|»talton. (From paper in Proc. Amer. Phil. ... phenology ..."

7. American Marten, Fisher, Lynx, and Wolverine: Survey Methods for Their Detection by William J. Zielinski, Thomas E. Kucera (1998)
"REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY phenology Breeding occurs from late June to early August, with most matings in July (Markley and Bassett 1942). ..."

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