Drought tolerance

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Drought tolerance

The capacity of a landscape plant to function well in drought conditions.
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Kalro has developed several drought-tolerant crop varieties and an agricultural observatory platform www.kaop.
Other drought-tolerant plants to beat the heat this summer are any of the Mediterranean species such as rosemary, thyme and lavender, as well as those with furry silvery leaves such as stachys, verbascum and salvias.
Aside from planting drought-tolerant rice varieties, Saludez said farmers with water source can also try the aerobic rice technology which requires irrigation at 2-5 centimeter every week.
These compact, drought-tolerant plants bloom in July and August.
Physiological responses related to increased grain yield under drought in the first biotechnology-derived drought-tolerant maize.
'SILVER FROST' LAVENDER for drought-tolerant landcaping
This delightful zonal geranium reaches 40cm high, spreads 25cm and is drought-tolerant.
The International Rice Research Institute yesterday called on rice farmers to try drought-tolerant varieties as the El Nino weather phenomenon continued to threaten farmers' livelihood and the country's food security.
Although there are several reports on PGPB and biocontrol agents of endophytic bacteria, the induction of drought tolerance in maize by drought-tolerant plant growth-promoting Bacillus spp., Pseudomonasfluorescens AK1 and Pseudomonas aeruginosa AK2 (5,6).
'Sahin's Early Flowerer', while a more drought-tolerant type with flame-streaked petals, and H.
Add to this an increasing choice of drought-tolerant plants and hopefully the sprinkler will become a thing of the past.
The lush plantings in the concept drawings will likely be tailored to include drought-tolerant flora and water-saving features.