Chinese researchers reveal drought adaptation of common desert plants

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2021-06-09

Chineseresearchersrevealdroughtadaptationofcommondesertplants()LANZHOU,June8(Xinhua)--ChineseresearchershaverecentlyrevealedwhyCaraganaspecies,agenusoffloweringplants,arewidelydistributedindeserts,,LanzhouUniversityhavefoundthattheleavesofCaraganaspeciesprovidegreatefficiencyandsafetyinhydraulicconductance,ubshelterbeltsforcr,inmildwatershortage,Caraganaplantsmoderatelyclosestomataandreducetranspirationtosavewater,withthephotosyntheticratedecreasingslightly,whileinseverewatershortage,stomatacanstillkeepminimumopensothatplawastheirleavesdenselycoveredwithtrichomes,whichmitigatestheadverseeffectsofdroughtandcontributestothedistributionofthespeciesinaridenvironments,saidFangXiangwen,leaderoftheresearchteamatthe,whichofferausefulguidelinetovegetationrestorationandecologicalmaintenanceinaridandsemi-aridregions,havebeenpublishedinthejournalNewPhytologist.(Webeditor:GuoWenrui,LiangJun)。