Plant breeders say new drought-hardy corn testing well in U.S.

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSL1E8KEAX420120918?irpc=932 It seems ironic to be discussing the need for drought tolerance crop breeding in such a wet year however globally there is a real need. In many ways the development if GMDT crops globally mirrors the need for innovation in plant breeding in the UK. Imagine if the dry weather we experienced in March and April had continued for a few more weeks.