“Self-patterning of vegetation has been identified in dryland ecosystems worldwide, such as the “tiger striped” savanna of the African Sahel and the banded shrublands of Australia.”
“It's this type of use, or misuse, of water for high-altitude crops, and ones with only an indirect return, getting processed through a cow (or worse, fed to somebody's pet horse), rather than direct human benefit crops such as dryland or semi-dry spring wheat or pinto beans, that Marc Reisner decried in "Cadillac Desert.”
“Apparently, this is the way dryland salvias like to grow - in little cracks and crevices.”
“You'd be floored by how much ground is going back into production, both dryland and shiny new center-pivots.”
“As water shortages become a reality in many parts of the U.S. and around the world, teparies will undoubtedly play an important role in dryland agriculture.”
“Agriculture and livestock producers are also hard hit: Several million acres of dryland crops in the Edwards Plateau, the Rolling Plains and the Panhandle have failed.”
“Governments should make it easier to get new varieties certified and on to the shelves of agro-dealers, develop the local seed industry for improved dryland crop varieties, and give dryland crops a market value.”
“Including more crops such as sorghum and millet in national strategic grain reserves could be an immediate step to boost dryland crop value.”
“The Food and Agriculture Organisation talks about improving dryland crop production to build resilience, so the issue is to turn these ideas into reality.”
“If more smallholder farmers in drought-prone regions grew improved varieties of dryland crops, their communities would be better prepared for prolonged dry spells and scarce rain.”
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