“Resurrection plants” could offer hope as climate change decimates crops

December 10, 2015 by  
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As the climate begins to change, transforming formerly fertile agricultural regions into dusty, arid fields, scientists are determined to adapt. Jill Farrant, a professor of molecular and cell biology in Cape Town, South Africa, believes the key to breeding more drought-tolerant crops lies in a unique group of flora called “ resurrection plants, ” which can go dormant for years, only to return when conditions are more favorable. Read the rest of “Resurrection plants” could offer hope as climate change decimates crops

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