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How Sorghum Withstands Heat and Drought

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Science  30 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5914, pp. 573
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5914.573

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Analysis of the genome sequence of sorghum has revealed clues about how this crop plant, a major cereal in many parts of the developing world that is also an important source of U.S. biofuel, toughs out subpar growing conditions.