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Plants will make future river flooding way worse

18-11-2019
flooding, plants, study, research

By hoarding water underground, plants will contribute to future river flooding, adding to soil saturation and boosting rain runoff, researchers report. In their new study, the researchers describe the emerging role of plant physiology in flooding. As an adaptation to an overabundance of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, trees, plants, and grasses …