A Self-Irrigating Plant

September 2009
Science & Children;Sep2009, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p10
Academic Journal
The article discusses the unique self-irrigating mechanism of the desert rhubarb which grows in the mountains of Negev desert in Israel. It notes that the plant has been managed by researchers from the Department of Science Education-Biology at the University of Haifa-Oranim. Further discussions about the desert plant are presented.


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