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addaword.gifdefinition of phenology

noun
the study of the times of recurring natural phenomena, especially in relation to climate; also 'phenologist' (noun): someone who does this
Kew provides a unique setting in which to study the phenology of flowering plants. | Phenologists – they could be university botanists, or keen amateur gardeners, or government agencies, or schools and colleges, or just citizen scientists – have been recording the behaviour of plants, birds, insects and so on for decades.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/04/2013 13:07:00
Definition of phenology from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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