CRISPR gene-edited rice could help soil bacteria produce nitrogen fertilizer. Here’s how it works – Genetic Literacy Project

Researchers have used CRISPR to engineer rice that encourages soil bacteria to fix nitrogen, which is required for their growth. The findings may reduce the amount of nitrogen fertilizers needed to grow cereal crops, save farmers in the United States billions of dollars annually, and benefit the environment by reducing nitrogen pollution.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/08/18/crispr-gene-edited-rice-could-help-soil-bacteria-produce-nitrogen-fertilizer-heres-how-it-works/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s