Wheat myth debunked

Posted by on June 17, 2019 11:51 am
Categories: Top News

Common opinion has it that modern wheat is so reliant on fertilizer and crop protection agrochemicals that the plants now lack the hardiness needed to remain productive under harsher environmental conditions. But comprehensive new research shows that modern wheat varieties out-perform older varieties even when grown under unfavorable conditions that include low agrochemical inputs and drought stress.

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