Premature drying of plants


Extreme dryness can be caused by a disruption of the water balance, so that the evaporation exceeds the absorption from the soil, or by overheating. In trees the leaves wither while retaining their green colour, in cereals the grains are undersized and wrinkled.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST