Relevance of Plants and their Demand for Water Essay

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This article discusses the relevance of plants and their demand for water. We all know that water is an essential need for the survival of plants; it is what makes them grow. It is said, through research, that plant’s ability to withstand shifts in water availability will be tested by future climate change, according to a study by USDA. This study is primarily based upon data that has been collect by the USDA and many other scientists in North America, South America and Central America. The many purpose for conducting this research is to discover ways to assist in managing plant responses to the challenge of global climate change with effective strategies for sustaining agricultural efficiency. Using information gathered from 2000-2009, from the areas such as the United States, Puerto Rico and Australia, scientists have ranked this decade the top 10 warmest years of the last 130 year. From all the information gathered by the use of satellite observation,
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Unformatted text preview: scientists have discovered the pattern in which plant water demand operates. It is stated that the water-use efficiency increased in the driest years and decreased in the wettest years. This is rational due to the fact that the drier it is, the more water plants would eventually need to survive. Droughts are being intensely considered being that they could be one of the major effects on plant existence in coming years with the drastic shift in water availability due to the predicted climate changes. As irrelevant as this may seem, the change in climate effects each facet of living organisms because of all plants are effected, which provide us with the oxygen we need to survive, we shall also perish. I feel that scientists that are leading in this experiment understand the importance of plants and the effect the climate occurrences and precipitation have on their survival....
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