Salt tolerance gene in soybeans found

Salt tolerance gene in soybeans found

A COLLABORATIVE research project between scientists in Australia and China has shown how soybeans can be bred to better tolerate soil salinity.

Researchers with the University of Adelaide in Australia and the Institute of Crop Sciences at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Beijing, China, have identified a specific gene in soybeans that has great potential for crop improvement.

Although soybeans are the "fifth-l

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