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Asked in Botany or Plant Biology
How do plants survive in the desert?
Plants such as cacti survive by having spines on them to defend them from animals, have wide spread roots to get as much water as possible and have thick skin to lose as small water as possible. This is how cacti survive, and i assume other plants would have to do something similar to survive in a desert. Plants survive in the desert by holding the water, as a supply Plants like cacti can survive in the desert. This is because they have...
Asked in Deserts
How do plants and animals survive in the desert without water?
Plants and animals that live in the desert are very efficient in the way that they use water. No species can survive without water, but most deserts do have some amount of water, they just have much less than the usual, non-desert regions have. If a desert has no water at all, then nothing can live there. ...
Asked in Deserts
Are there organisms in the desert than can survive without water?
All organisms require water, some just do not require as much as others, so there are not any organisms in the desert that require no water at all. ...
What kind of plants are there in the desert?
there are plants that can store water, but do not need much to survive, such as a cactus, they also don't have big leaves because that needs more water, and there is a lot of sun in the desert. ...
Asked in Kangaroo Rats
How do kangaroo rats survive the desert?
Answer this question…Kidneys. Kangaroo rats get all the water they need from their food because they eat seeds high in carbohydrates, which yield water when metabolized. ... They're able to excrete waste without losing much water. This allows them to survive in the desert without drinking. ...
Asked in Deserts
What plant does not need much water and lives in the desert?
Any plant growing in the desert has adapted to survive with little water. This includes cacti and other succulents, yuccas, ocotillos, certain trees and shrubs. ...
What did early Arabs do to survive?
The pre-Islamic Arabs survived by good trade with other nations like Rome empire, and trade between other nations, they was a very good merchant and desert survivalists, the origin of their name is "Desert" and they know how to survive in desert. And maybe you are wondering about they don't have water there, they have water their but the water is not very much and pre-Islamic Arabs settled around oasis and water sources so they have enough water. ...
Asked in Drinking Water, Survival Tips
Why cant a person on a desert island could not survive by drinking the water from the ocean?
Because the water in the ocean is salt water. If you have too much salt, it can be poisonous, and with salt water it's pure salt. Also the fact that you need other foods in order to survive. ...
Asked in Ecosystems, Landscapes
How are ecosystems different?
Water,sunlight,and soil.As an example,a desert is dry and has much sunlight and less nutrients,and the rain forest has more water,less sunlight and more nutrients than a desert. A small amount of plants and animals can survive in the desert.While more plants and animals survive in the rain forest. ...