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CU Researcher Engineers Sorghum That Grows in Poisonous Soils

August 27, 2007

acidic soils worldwide 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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