Scientists Prepare for Confined Field Trials of Life-Saving Drought-Tolerant Transgenic Maize

Outlet: Science Daily

November 1, 2010

Crop specialists in Kenya and Uganda have laid the groundwork for confined field trials to commence later this year for new varieties of maize genetically modified to survive recurrent droughts that threaten over 300 million Africans for whom maize is life, according to a speech given Oct. 14 by the head of the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) at the World Food Prize Symposium, being held in Des Moines, Iowa…

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