A human ‘fat gene’ dramatically boosts rice and potato yields
Environment Genetics Crops

A human ‘fat gene’ dramatically boosts rice and potato yields

Dr ASM Mainul Hasan
Dr ASM Mainul Hasan

In 10 seconds? Farmers could grow almost 50% more rice and potato with a human gene added to the genome of the crops, according to a new study. This is good news for millions of people whose staples are threatened by climate change.