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Episode 101: Drought’s effect on how plants carry and use water
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That's what I call Science!
Episode 101: Drought’s effect on how plants carry and use water
Mar 21, 2021
Niamh Chapman, Kelsey Picard, Dr Madeline Cairns-Murphy

 Plants are made up of 80-90% water, so it is no surprise that they are vulnerable to drought conditions. Dr Madeline Cairns-Murphy from the University of Tasmania researches how plants are affected by drought, to better inform farmers of when to grow their crops. Listen to our latest episode to hear about the challenges drought pose to Australian farmers in the face of a changing climate. 

Show theme music: Kevin MacLeod

Host: Niamh Chapman (@nchapmanTAS) and Kelsey Picard (@KelseyOnScience)
Production: Meredith Castles (@meredithcastles) & Olly Dove (@littledove440)
Media & Promotion: Olivia Holloway (@LivHolloway_) & Kate Johnson (@KatePlantPhys)