See on Scoop.it – Making the deserts productive
Plants use a lot of water in a desert environment. … Plant water use can be 25 to 40% higher in our hot, desert climate than in more moderate climates. … Most plant roots are not as tolerant to heat as aboveground parts.
Akilade Ayotunde‘s insight:
The emphasis here’s on individual endeavour, even though ultimately aggregation should lead to significant change, nonetheless, the mass producer can join in with its vast resources, creating accelerated conquest of arid environments.