Worsening Drought Endangering 60 Million Trees in California
Dec 31, 2015 Researchers warned that if the drought affecting California continues, it could have irreversible effects on almost 60 million trees. Based on their findings, the water content in the canopies of millions of trees in the state has already dropped severely.
Scientists Working on Drought-Resistant Plants
Feb 09, 2015 Researchers from the University of California-Riverside have found a way to make plants effectively resist the destructive effects of droughts. The process involves altering the biological characteristics of crops and administering a type of chemical used in agricultural procedures.