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some volcanoes have eruptive cycles marked by long stretches of dormancy
a fighting force that could be roused instantly from dormancy to action
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This musical variety show, which debuted in 1948 and was revived last year after 30 years of dormancy, features more than 100 vintage marionettes.
In an uncertain climate, plants are sometimes forced into dormancy.
Return the tropical plants to fresh air and encourage them out of dormancy when spring nights remain 50 degrees and warmer.
That's especially true this year, since the severe cold in January forced St. Augustine into total dormancy.
The onset of vernalization, or dormancy, is triggered by a plant hormone, then fruit-bearing vines, trees and canes begin to rest.
During its travels, New Horizons alternates between periods of activity and dormancy to conserve fuel.
Fescue lawns are getting ready to break dormancy as well and can benefit, starting at mid-February, from lawn fertilizer suited for cool-season lawns.
The severe freezes in January, however, forced the St. Augustine into complete dormancy.
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