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Why the sagebrush grows: Scientists explore arid plant survival


November 4, 2013

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Utah State University ecologist John Stark, along with colleagues, is another step closer to understanding a natural phenomenon that enables desert plants to access water and nutrients they desperately need--even in the driest circumstances. Full Story

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