27 Jul '11, 9pm

Fungi could protect rice against climate change: [CEBU, PHILIPPINES] Inoculating rice seeds with fungi makes the...

Fungi could protect rice against climate change: [CEBU, PHILIPPINES] Inoculating rice seeds with fungi makes the...

RELATED ARTICLES Fungi have a hand in depleted uranium's environmental fate May 5, 2008 09:05 AM Scientists Breed Rice to Defy Climate Change April 12, 2006 12:00 AM Dangerous Fungi in Most Dishwashers June 22, 2011 08:59 AM Who needs sex when you can steal DNA? May 29, 2008 02:19 PM [CEBU, PHILIPPINES] Inoculating rice seeds with fungi makes the plants more tolerant of salt, drought and cold — all of which may become more common as the climate changes, according to researchers. ADVERTISEMENT The researchers obtained two types of endophytic fungi, which have symbiotic (mutually beneficial) relationships with plants. One was from coastal dunegrass, and the other from a variety of wild strawberry that thrives in geothermal soils even in below-freezing winter temperatures. When seeds of two commercial rice varieties were inoculated with the fungi, the resulting plants, grown ...

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