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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">Conditions that result in adverse crop responses, usually because plants cannot  meet [[potential transpiration]] as a result of high atmospheric demand and/or limited [[soil moisture]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Drought severity may be defined according to the [[Palmer Drought Severity Index]] or functionally  expressed as yield-reducing [[water stress]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">Conditions that result in adverse crop responses, usually because plants cannot  meet [[potential transpiration]] as a result of high atmospheric demand and/or limited [[soil moisture]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Drought severity may be defined according to the [[Palmer Drought Severity Index]] or functionally  expressed as yield-reducing [[water stress effect|water stress]].</div><br/> </div>
 
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agricultural drought

Conditions that result in adverse crop responses, usually because plants cannot meet potential transpiration as a result of high atmospheric demand and/or limited soil moisture.

Drought severity may be defined according to the Palmer Drought Severity Index or functionally expressed as yield-reducing water stress.


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