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In March 2012, unusually warm temperatures in Michigan caused vegetation to emerge from dormancy early, but then were subsequently destroyed by freezing weather in April.Every season except summer is getting shorter, a sign of trouble for people and the environment|Kasha Patel|September 22, 2021|Washington Post
The trees need that chill to induce dormancy, a frost-free spring to let the blossoms bloom and bees pollinate — though sour cherry trees are also self-pollinating.
Microbes surviving for millions of years in deep dormancy upend evolution.Preserving a Sense of Wonder in DNA - Issue 92: Frontiers|Virat Markandeya|October 28, 2020|Nautilus
Instead, he found that they developed erratically and sometimes experienced periods of dormancy before reawakening.
The result was a long dormancy in which many Democrats became uncomfortable with open expressions of faith.
It has now to be shewn that the germs of disease also retain their vital powers in a state of dormancy during a lengthened period.
The activity of the plague in London in 1563 made up for its dormancy in the years preceding.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
A distinction of great importance from a physiological and a practical point of view is made between rest and dormancy in plants.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
Men wonder at mummy-wheat germinating after a thousand years of dormancy.
In the locality of my study racers spend approximately half the year in winter dormancy.Natural History of the Racer Coluber constrictor|Henry S. Fitch