Rice, normally tropical, gets a field trial in Wisconsin

Michael Schläppi, a molecular biologist at Marquette University, “is experimenting with growing rice in the Midwest,” says the NPR blog The Salt. Schläppi began work four years ago and slogged through 200 varieties to winnow down to a promising few. The most promising of all is a Russian strain called Krasnodarsky 3352. The challenge in the… » Read More

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