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Issue 2010

MPR 3 /2010

Genes against Drought
In many regions of the world, agriculture is threatened by a lack of water. New plant varieties must thus be developed that are especially resistant to drought.
Issue 2009

MPR 2 /2009

Potatoes à la Genetic Carte
The infestation of crop plants by pathogens can have devastating consequences for world nutrition. Christiane Gebhardt and her collaborators at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research are searching for genes in the potato genome that will make it easier to breed potatoes with disease resistance and other quality traits.
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