This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Ty Witten, Biotechnology Cotton Trait Development Lead for Monsanto Company.
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With the excessive heat and lack of rainfall in parts of the cotton belt this year, some researchers have intensified their biotechnology work. Ty Witten,Biotechnology Cotton Trait Development Lead for Monsanto Company, says they are looking at specific genes to reduce drought stress.
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Witten explains what this concept could mean for cotton.
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This product is still several years away from commercialization, but Witten says there are other things growers can consider to lower crop stress.