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December 10, 2014

Scientists seal agreement to boost adaptability of wheat to climate change - Delegates detail strategy for protecting stapel food crop from environmental shocks

October 16, 2014

Drought tolerant cotton good for economic stability (Southwest Farm Press)

September 17, 2014

Cross-bred crops get fit faster - Genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize (Nature)

August 5, 2014

Iowa, USA - Farmers and scientists discuss creating a climate resilient response in corn belt crops

August 2, 2014

USA - Drought, stress tolerance important traits for Southern corn hybrids (Southeast Farm Press)

June 17, 2014

Breeding crops for drought tolerance tricky (AgAlert)

September 26, 2013

DuPont Pioneer Drought Research Council indicates need for collaboration, objectivity and funding - “The U.S. Drought of 2012 in Perspective: A Call to Action” published in September 2013 issue of Global Food Security

September 22, 2013

Progress in Achieving and Delivering Drought Tolerance in Maize - An Update (ISAAA)

September 20, 2013

How serendipty in an Israeli lab let do drought-resistant plants (Israel 21)

August 9, 2013

La biotecnología agrícola y sus estrategias contra la sequía y la desertificación (Agro Bio Mexico)

July 8, 2013

Letter to the Editor in response to a news release from Rice University and UC Davis posted on SeedQuest on June 3, 2013: “Climate change raises stakes on US ethanol policy - Rice University & UC Davis study predicts rising irrigation costs, reduced yields for US corn”

July 3, 2013

Swasiland: Frauen produzieren dürreresistente Saaten - Erschwingliche Alternative zu Hybridvarianten (Afrika.info)

May 23, 2013

Reis muss trockentoleranter werden - Metabolische Marker beschleunigen die Züchtung

May 17, 2013

Biotech crops and Europe: a losing battle against progress (Chicago Tribune)

March 5, 2013

Mais hat bei Wassernutzung die Nase vorn, kann aus einem bestimmten Wasservorrat erheblich mehr Ertrag realisieren als Weizen (Proplanta)

February 27, 2013

High expectations among stakeholders asPhase II of the Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) project  kicks off

February 18, 2013

Thirsty crops and hungry people: American Society of Agronomy symposium to examine realities of water security

February 1, 2013

Científicos australianos trabajan en el desarrollo de cultivos tolerantes al calor

January 22, 2013

USDA studies confirm plant water demands shift with water availability
Estudios por el USDA confirman la capacidad de plantas de ajustar su demanda de agua con relación a la disponibilidad del agua

Desarrollan tomates transgénicos tolerantes a la sequía, resistentes a hongos y con mejor calidad nutricional

January 8, 2013

Ohio State University experts to discuss ways to adapt agriculture to extreme weather (AG Answers)

January 4, 2013

“Do fungicides pay in drought?” Question answered in 2012

Von der Grundlagenforschung zur Anwendung - Züchtungsziel Trockentoleranz: Fit für den Klimawandel

December 24, 2012

Ghana introduces drought tolerant maize to boost food security

December 10, 2012

Expression of a fungal sterol desaturase improves tomato drought tolerance, pathogen resistance and nutritional quality (Nature)

December 7, 2012

Pflanzen: Alarmsignale bei Wassermangel

December 5, 2012

Commentary: Which drought-tolerant corn won? (AG Professional)

October 15, 2012

In search of hardier corn - New seeds promise to survive with less water (The Wall Street Journal)

September 26, 2012

ICRISAT celebrates 40 years - Inclusive agriculture needed for food security in the dryland tropics

September 21, 2012

USA - As corn withers, biotech companies focus on drought-tolerant crops (Bend Bulletin)


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