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Abiotic stress

abiotic stress

(Science: botany) Nonliving environmental factors (such as drought, extreme cold or heat, high winds) that can have harmful effects on plants.

abiotic factors that have a negative impact on organisms in a given environment. An example of abiotic stress is acid Rain caused by pollution, where pollution reduces a species capacity to survive in the environment due to its harmful nature.


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