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Australian National University leads effort to develop drought-proof crops

19 Jul 2016, ANU

International research led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found how plants, such as rice and wheat, sense and respond to extreme drought stress, in a breakthrough that could lead to the development of next-generation drought-proof crops. Drought-tolerant crops are crucial for global food security and reducing the impact of drought on the national economy.





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