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Indian Scientist In UK Works On Ways To Grow Crops In Arsenic-Contaminated Soil

By: Radhakrishna N S

An Indian scientist in the UK is working on the ways to grow crops in arsenic-contaminated soil, a study which is likely to have wide-ranging impact for farmers in the north-eastern parts of India. Indian researcher, Dr Mohan TC, from Dr Alex Jones Laboratory at the School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, did a pilot research in transgenic Barley and is now looking at doing it in rice plants following funding from the Medical and Life Sciences Research Fund (MLSRF), UK. The university made the announcement on Wednesday (5), to mark World Soil Day on December 5. “To stop…

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