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drought tolerance

the ability of plants to resist drought. See XEROPHYTE.
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Bioceres (BIOX), announced that Verdeca, a joint venture between BCS Holding Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bioceres Crop Solutions and Arcadia Biosciences (RKDA), has successfully completed the regulatory review process and received approval from the USDA for its HB4 drought tolerant soybeans, which will allow for commercialization in the U.S.
Drought tolerant rice varieties for lowland farms includes Rc238, Rc240, Rc300, Rc480 (GSR 8) and hybrid rice such as Rc452H, Rc450H, Rc382H.
There are drought tolerant varieties of transgenic crops, with less or no water farmers can be able to get the same yield.
He informed that these varieties were Virus tolerant, high yielding, drought tolerant with desirable fibre characteristics and would help to develop the cotton on modern lines and get rid from the outdated and uncertified seed , which was damaging the crop and causing the attacks of different pests.
Specific selection results: L14 peanut (yield 23.9 quintals / ha); rice varieties with drought tolerance BC15 (yield 65.67 quintals / ha), Lam Son 8 (productivity 66.33 quintals per hectare); Hybrid rice hybrids with drought tolerant Thai Xuyen 111 (productivity 69.8 quintals / ha); Fancy 111 (yield of 60.1 quintals / ha), sweet corn Sugar 75 (yield 65.2 quintals / ha); Hybrid corn with drought tolerance B265 (productivity 68.8 quintals per hectare), VN8960 (productivity 70.2 quintals per hectare), PIONEER 30Y87 (productivity 70.8 quintals per hectare); sugarcane drought tolerant MY55 -14 (yield 70.2 tons / ha); Drought resistant varieties KM140 (yield 35.6 tons / ha), KM94 (yield 36.5 tons / ha).
Older plants are drought tolerant and mature ones measuring more than 1.2 metres can be left completely unprotected in milder gardens if given a sheltered position.
Heat, drought tolerant, and blast preventive wheat variety has already been innovated, said the minister, adding that "High Yielding Variety of wheat has been innovated and extended." Agriculture Minister said the present government has taken various initiative for agriculture development.
It says farmers are advised not to plant crops when the soil moisture is too low to allow for germination and subsequently sustain crops, adding as the season is already running out of time and farmers are advised to use drought tolerant and early maturing varieties/ crops.
The DroughtGard technology was developed by Monsanto and is the first transgenic drought tolerant hybrids.
A decrease in this index was faster in drought sensitive than in drought tolerant genotypes (El-Tayeb, 2006).
These plants like well-drained soils and are drought tolerant.
The crops grown under semi-arid lands require drought tolerant bacteria for effective plant growth.