Table 3.

Relative drought resistance of desert willow, fruitless mulberry, and yellow bells at -10 and -100 MPa atmospheric water potential.

SpeciesIrrigation levelDrought resistance (MPa)
-10 MPa-100 MPa
Desert willowLow-138-769
Moderate-181-768
High-87-762
Fruitless mulberryLow-85-566
Moderate-81-539
High-92-508
Yellow bellsLow-90-659
Moderate-127-583
High-141-548