Accession Number:

ADA164903

Title:

Desert Emergency - Lack of Water - How to Find and Collect Water. Plants and Human Survival in the Desert.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Nov 83-Aug 84,

Corporate Author:

BEN-GURION UNIV OF THE NEGEV SEDE BOQER (ISRAEL) JACOB BLAUSTEIN INST FOR DESERT RESEARCH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

52.0

Abstract:

This study concentrated on the plant and environmental factors which influence the yield of water transpiration which can be collected from 2 widespread plant species, Retama raetam and Phragmites australis the latter plant gives a much higher yield. This is one of several other methods mentioned which could be of help in saving people stranded in the desert without water. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE