Deciduous trees produce more soil water: oaks
The branches of oak trees allow more water to reach the soil and seep into streams due to seasonal leaf loss, resulting in bare branches.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Increasing water yield from forests, especially forests that have been converted from hardwoods to coniferous.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Increasing water yield from forests, especially forests that have been converted from hardwoods to coniferous.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Water management, ecosystem restoration