As drought conditions worsen across the midwest, drought-tolerant corn products are being put to the test. Because of that new technology, it isn’t causing all farmers to lose hope in the face of this summer’s drought.
For the past several years, seed companies have been developing corn that can survive the dry weather. Now some of those crops are actually in the ground and farmers are waiting to see just how well they grow.
Tags: Hi-Breds, AQUAmax, water, genetics, soil moisture, drought-tolerant corn, drought stress
Source: Biotech-now, 2012-08-02.