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- Bristiel, Pauline; Roumet, Catherine; Violle, Cyrille; Volaire, Florence
- Plant and soil 2019 v.434 no.1-2 pp. 327-342
- perennials, etc ; Dactylis glomerata; biogeography; climate change; drought; grasses; intraspecific variation; irrigation rates; phytomass; plant adaptation; rooting; water uptake; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Understanding plant adaptation to drought is a crucial challenge under climate change. This study aimed to investigate root traits and water use of grass populations exhibiting a range of dehydration avoidance and tolerance strategies to cope with drought. METHODS: Sixteen populations of the perennial grass Dactylis glomerata originating from three biogeographical origins (Nor ...