Scientists develop high yielding NEWEST rice to tackle drought, low nitrogen

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Scientists develop high yielding NEWEST rice to tackle drought, low nitrogen

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Scientists in Africa have developed Nitrogen Efficient Water Efficient Salt Tolerant (NEWEST) rice variety to increase rice production in the continent. This rice variety also called Nitrogen Use Efficient (NUE12) allows the plant to make use of limited nitrogen in the soil, resist drought and withstand salty soil. The NEWEST rice has undergone confined field […]

Scientists develop high yielding NEWEST rice to tackle drought, low nitrogen
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Source: Nigerian Tribune