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Scientists Engineer Crops to Use 25% Less Water; Resist Drought

13:00 EDT 14 Mar 2018 | ISAAA

Agriculture is the top user of the world's freshwater, and the increasing population puts more pressure on this precious resource. For the first time, scientists from the United States and United Kingdom have improved how a crop uses water by 25 percent without compromising yield by altering the expression of one gene that is found in all plants.Th...

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