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Psychedelic’ maize may help increase crop and biofuel yields

Psychedelic' maize may help increase crop and biofuel yields.

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Parasite-resistant maize developed by Kenyan scientist.

Two new varieties of hybrid maize that are resistant to the deadly parasitic Striga weed have been developed by a Kenyan scientist.
The weed affects cereal crops in many parts of Africa and is a major cause of crop failure in East Africa, where climate change has been driving its spread in recent years.
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