Breakthrough makes crop plants more stress tolerant

Breakthrough makes crop plants more stress tolerant

Discovery could be instrumental in agriculture and food security by improving crop sustainability and performance.

Researchers with Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences, University of Arizona, University of North Texas, Children's Nutrition Research Center of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service and Baylor College of Medicine have discovered a way to enhance a plant's tolerance to stress, which, in turn, improves how it uses water and nutrients from the soil. These improvements increase plant biomass and yield.

The study's findings were published in t

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