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How Corn Deters Drought

Gil Gullickson 06/20/2013 @ 11:36am Crops Technology Editor for Successful Farming magazine/Agriculture.com

So far, drought tolerance in corn has probably been the furthest thing on your mind this spring. Pounding rainfall has replaced drought concerns so far in 2013.

Still, a dry spell could put drought concerns back into play. Several companies are investing in drought-tolerant traits as a way to better enable corn to withstand drought.

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