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date: 28 May 2020

abiotic stress 

Source:
A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management
Author(s):

Will Manley,

Katharine Foot,

Andrew Davis

The detrimental impact *abiotic factors have on a living organism. In order to have a demonstrable effect on the organism, the abiotic factor or stressor must influence the environment beyond the normal range for that factor and environment such that the living organism exhibits symptoms of stress. Abiotic factors are unavoidable and at their most damaging when they occur in combinations together.... ...

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