Drought-tolerant varieties begin global march


(betA), which accumulates membrane-protectant glycine betaine. Other drought-resistant varieties of sugarcane, maize, wheat and rice are also in field trials in Argentina, Brazil, India, Egypt, South Africa, Kenya and Uganda. Brazil continues to lead the world in annual growth (10%) of transgenic acreage. 175.2 million hectares of biotech crops were grown… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nbt.2875


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