Study Offers New Insights Into Planting Flood-Tolerant Crops

Yale Environment 360: Scientists say they have identified the molecular mechanism that enables plants to detect and cope with low oxygen levels that occur when roots or shoots are inundated with water, a development they say University of NottinghamWater added to the Arabidopsis plant could help farmers breed high-yield, flood-tolerant crops as flooding becomes more common globally. In a study published in Nature, scientists from the University of California, Riverside and the University of Nottingham in the UK describe......

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