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GM industry all wet about drought tolerant crops

| | June 18, 2012
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How we deal with losses from drought-the single largest cause of crop loss-and the growing and unsustainable demand for clean fresh water, of which agriculture uses the largest share, are important questions for the coming century. In parts of China, India and the U.S., groundwater sources used to grow our crops are already disappearing or becoming more expensive to tap.

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