Five-year search isolates drought resistance gene

By Laura Paterson
Updated September 3 2019 - 10:23am, first published September 2 2019 - 8:00pm
UK scientists say a gene found in barley will help to future-proof crops against climate change.
UK scientists say a gene found in barley will help to future-proof crops against climate change.

THE discovery of a gene in barley responsible for drought resistance will help future-proof crops against some of the effects of climate change, scientists believe.

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