Cannabis, which can be a “super plant” in the face of drought

  • Alexandra Martins
  • BBC News World

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Purslane remains highly productive even under drought conditions.

It is so common that in some countries it is consumed in soups or salads.

But few suspect that this plant, which in some places is considered a cannabis or cannabis, has extraordinary abilities.

Portulaca oleracea, commonly known as purslaneIt provides important clues to creating drought-resistant crops, according to a new study by scientists at Yale University in the United States.

But how does this grass manage to survive the harsh conditions of water scarcity and remain so productive?

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