Going Green

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Cotton Research on Heat Tolerance

Heat and drought tolerance are important characteristics for meeting future needs.

Breeding Heat-Tolerant Cotton

By Laura McGinnis
February 19, 2008

Some plants like it hot. Cotton with superior heat tolerance can be a profitable crop for warmer climates, so Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are identifying tolerance-specific genetic selection tools to assist breeding efforts.

Unfortunately, it's nearly impossible to...(complete article here).

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