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Ancestral salt pump gene brought out of retirement

July 1, 2012

Our paper on improving the salt tolerance of wheat was published by Nature Biotechnology in March. It is the first study to show a considerable improvement in the salinity tolerance of a cereal crop in the field through the manipulation of a particular gene – we demonstrated a 25% increase in grain yield compared to […] Read More...

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