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2008-02-27 14:45:00

An ability to avoid the plant equivalent of vapor lock and a favorable evolutionary history may explain the unusual drought resistance of junipers, some varieties of which are now spreading rapidly in water-starved regions of the western United States, a Duke University study has found.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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