Gene breakthrough could boost rice yields by 20 percent
August 25, 2012 Editor 0
A Nepalese farmer walks past rice paddy fields at Khokana village on the outskirts of Kathmandu in July 2012. Scientists said they had developed a strain of rice that grows well in soils that lack the nutrient phosphorus, a feat that could boost crop yields for some farmers by as much as a fifth.
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