Root profiles and the ecological effect of light rainshowers in arid and semiarid regions.

O. E. Sala, W. K. Lauenroth

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Abstract

Even under very dry conditions, a 5-mm rainshower should wet the root zone and become a potential soil water resource for plants. The value of light rainshowers to plants may vary with their life form.-from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)406-408
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Midland Naturalist
Volume114
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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