Newly identified genes may help protect crops against flooding, researchers say

Source: Science Daily

Flooding is a global risk, according to the World Bank, with the lives and property of billions of people threatened. Even more people are at risk of starvation as a knock-on effect of floods: the waters can drown crops. Now, researchers are getting closer to identifying the molecular processes underlying how floods deprive plants of oxygen — and how to engineer hardier crops.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/09/220909120740.htm