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Quantifying the impacts of large-scale irrigation on rainfall

Kelsey Damrad Civil and Environmental Engineering A new study describes how irrigation development modifies local and regional climate. With approximately 70 percent of all freshwater consumption worldwide used for agriculture, the reliance on large-scale irrigation development […]

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Splash! Raindrops Spread Pathogens Among Plants

Historical weather records have previously indicated that rainfall is correlated with appearance and spread of foliar diseases among plants, yet the mechanism governing such correlation remains unknown. A paper published in the Journal of the Royal […]

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