Grainy Season: Engineering Drought-Resistant Wheat

Outlet: NPR News

October 22, 2010

Wheat prices spiked this past summer as a record drought and heat wave wreaked havoc on Russia and ruined one fourth of the country’s crops. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ordered a ban on exports of Russian grain. A self-propelled combine harvests a field in a village south of Moscow on Aug. 15…

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