Desert shrubs cranked up water use efficiency to survive a megadrought

Journal Reference: Steven A. Kannenberg, Avery W. Driscoll, Paul Szejner, William R. L. Anderegg, James R. Ehleringer. Rapid increases in shrubland and forest intrinsic water-use efficiency during an ongoing megadrought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 118 (52): e2118052118 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2118052118 “The Southwest is in a really dry period,” says Steven Kannenberg, postdoctoral … Read more