FAO report looks at drought response options in Central Asia

Drought is an ordinary and accepted part of everyday life in Central Asia, but climate change and increasing economic demands pose a growing threat to the region’s water security, making it imperative to shift toward more aggressive drought management policies, according to a new FAO report.

Sunflower genome sequence to provide road map for more resilient crops

University of Georgia researchers are part of an international team that has published the first sunflower genome sequence.