New forage plant prepares farmers for climate change

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New forage plant prepares farmers for climate changes

Posted: 04 Apr 2012 07:29 AM PDT

Plant researchers have developed a new type of the corn-like crop sorghum, which may become very significant for food supplies in drought-prone areas. Unlike the conventional drought-resistant sorghum plant, which is an important crop in Africa, China and the USA, this new type does not form toxic cyanide when exposed to long-term drought.
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