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Project Will Study Drought Effects on Landscape Plants

A new project is studying the minimum amount of water that landscape plants actually need to endure a drought.

Plantation found around the Summit Community, along Westlake Drive, Austin, Texas.

A new project launched by the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Resources, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the San Antonio Water System, the cities of Austin and Georgetown and the San Antonio River Authority is studying the minimum amount of water that popular landscape plants actually need to endure and recover after a drought. The study is being conducted at the SAWS drought simulator and at a new drought simulator being constructed in Georgetown. (AgriLife Today)

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