Argentina Responds to Climate Challenge with Transgenic Seeds

BUENOS AIRES, Mar 14, 2012 (Tierramérica) – Researchers in Argentina have isolated a sunflower gene and implanted it into corn, wheat and soybean seeds to make them more resistant to drought and soil salinity, problems increasingly faced by this South American agricultural powerhouse as a result of global warming.

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Argentina Responds to Climate Challenge with Transgenic Seeds