Resource Author: Livesley, Stephen J.

Selecting tree species with high transpiration and drought avoidance to optimise runoff reduction in passive irrigation systems

Citation Thom, J.K., Livesley, S.J., Fletcher, T.D., Farrell, C., Arndt, S.K., Konarska, J. and Szota, C., 2022. Selecting tree species with high transpiration and drought avoidance to optimise runoff reduction in passive irrigation systems.¬†Science of The Total Environment,¬†812, p.151466. Abstract Rainfall in cities can generate large volumes of stormwater runoff which degrades receiving waterways. Irrigating …

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