Some associations hold true within closely related groups, but none span the breadth of CAM plants.
Wild germplasm can potentially be used to improve the salt tolerance of crops by the identification of useful genes and incorporation of these into salinity-sensitive cultivars.
How well do we know succulent plants? According to a new paper by Dr Olwen Grace of Kew Gardens, not as well as we should.
In order to survive in desert-like areas. date palms substantially rely on the exploitation and recharge of the stem reservoir in their water budget.