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15:55 Jun 8, 2018
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Botany / US converstion
Spanish term or phrase: mortandad
Además se ha planteado como hipótesis una deficiencia nutricional del sitio que podría provocar la defoliación de las mismas y la mortandad de la planta en forma descendente; como también la de seguir considerando a la plaga como causante principal ya que, se han encontrado individuos sin poda, dominantes, sin presencia de Pino en el mismo estado
Kimberlee Thorne-Harper
United States
Local time: 14:59


Summary of answers provided
4 +6dieback
liz askew
5death of plant parts
marideoba
5death toll
Evelyne Trolley de Prévaux


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
death toll


Explanation:
It is usually used for people

Evelyne Trolley de Prévaux
Mexico
Local time: 13:59
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
dieback


Explanation:
Muerte de los árboles [Tree dieback] (Ecología) - Glosarios
https://glosarios.servidor-alicante.com/.../muerte-de-los-ar...
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Muerte de los árboles - Tree dieback - La mortandad generalizada de los árboles en plantaciones, jardines y plazas es fenómeno común en avenidas y ...

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https://books.google.co.uk/books?isbn=9802371602 - Translate this page
Nelson Geigel Lope-Bello - 1997
... observaciones y meticulosas mediciones, también hay los que son más aparentes, en particular, un extraño fenómeno de mortandad de árboles (tree dieback ...

liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:59
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  patinba
3 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  philgoddard: You can actually translate "mortandad de la planta en forma descendente" simply as "dieback", which by definition starts from the tips.
18 mins

agree  Michele Fauble
50 mins

agree  neilmac
4 hrs

agree  Manuel Aburto M: I do agree with Phil.
22 hrs

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
2 days 8 hrs
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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
death of plant parts


Explanation:
En este caso particular y por extención del significado original de mortandad al referirse a un organismo, se refiere a partes del organismo. (La mortandad de la planta en forma descendente) "death of plant parts from the top down"

Example sentence(s):
  • La mortandad incluye las hojas y las ramas del tronco.
marideoba
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