New modified wheat ‘could help tackle global food shortage’

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Nov-25 Wed 11:26
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UK scientists have created a new modified wheat variety that can increase grain production by up to 12%. They claim the innovation is a potential solution to help meet rapidly growing global demand, but also expect it to trigger heated debate around genetically modified crops.

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