Heat, salt, drought: This barley can withstand the challenges of climate change

A new line of barley achieves good crop yields even under poor environmental conditions. It has been bred by crossing a common variety of barley with various types of wild barley. The researchers then planted the new lines of barley in five very different locations around the world, observed the growth of the plants and analyzed their genetic make-up.

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