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Evapotranspiration of herbaceous mimosa (Mimosa strigillosa), a new drought-resistant species in the southeastern United States
Author(s): M. Chang, A. A. Nuruddin, C. M. Crowley and M. D. MacPeak
Journal: Resources Conservation and Recycling
Article Topic(s): Light,Water
Research Setting(s): Field
Species Referenced: Mimosa strigillosa (Powderpuff),
AbstractAn investigation of evapotranspritation (ET) rates in Mimisa strigillosa found that ET rates at optimal soil moisture levels were comparable to turf grass. However, under drought stress, ET levels were very low suggesting that this species is water conserving and drought tolerant.
Suggested CitationM. Chang, A. A. Nuruddin, C. M. Crowley and M. D. MacPeak. "Evapotranspiration of herbaceous mimosa (Mimosa strigillosa), a new drought-resistant species in the southeastern United States." Resources Conservation and Recycling 21.3 (1997): 175-184.