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CU Researcher Engineers Sorghum That Grows in Poisonous Soils

August 27, 2007

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Aluminum toxicity in acidic soils limits crop production in as much as half the world's arable land. Now, Cornell University researchers have cloned a novel aluminum-tolerant gene in sorghum and expect to have genetically engineered aluminum-tolerant sorghum lines by next year. Full Story

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