Drought Resistant (image) University of Washington Share Print E-Mail Caption Poplars given microbes (top) survived better in drought conditions, compared with plants with no added microbes (bottom). Credit University of Washington Usage Restrictions Photo credit required. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.