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Designing crops that can beat the heat
[sendtonews key="QGPzYnXEtN-1712599-12187" type="single"] Today’s Video of the Day from Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology reveals how scientists can modify common crops like soybean, rice, and wheat to protect them from heat stress. “We need to double crop production by 2050 to feed a growing global population, and not only are we not on track to do that, but climate change is further complicating things,” said Amanda Cavanagh, a lecturer at the University of Essex. The study is part of Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE), an...
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