scientist 17: the plant scientist – plants coping with drought (2012)

With water shortages and hosepipe bans in summer, Nicola talks to plant scientist Dr Helen Holmes about the importance of water and how plants respond to a lack of it. Helen is based at the University of Cambridge Department of Science and works on projects with Rothamstead Research in Hertfordshire.

Tagged biology, plant, stress, water uptake,Rothamstead, Nicola Terry, Helen Holmes