Iron toxicity in farm soil plans to solve through introduction of new rice variety

Rice variety for iron toxicity

Cranfield University conducts a research project that would solve the soil health problem in sub-Saharan Africa through the combination of soil chemistry, plant physiology, and molecular genetics. The said project would allow the examination of varieties of African rice that could tolerate iron toxicity and produce more high-yielding and quality of plant breeding.

Source: Kate Sweeney, Business Weekly | Photo from Flickr

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