Using New Technology to Combat an Age Old Problem - Drought

Photo by Roger Meissen
Drought is a worldwide problem that can plunge countries into famine. The more we understand the mechanisms that plants use to survive drought, the better prepared we'll be to stave off starvation.  Plant Science researchers, with the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR), are using state-of-the-Art simulators to increase their knowledge of plants and drought.