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Beating the heat

Despite the complexity of drought tolerance, researchers are making progress in the search for crops that can produce seed with limited water. Emily Waltz reports.

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Figure 1: Total US drought-tolerance field trial authorizations by institute, 1998–2013.

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Waltz, E. Beating the heat. Nat Biotechnol 32, 610–613 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.2948

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