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3Novices:How banned hybrid seeds boost China’s cotton harvest

China is one of the world’s top cotton producers partly because of a widespread sowing of banned seeds, according to a joint study by US and Chinese scientists.
An 11-year investigation spanning six Chinese provinces suggested that the black-market cotton seeds cut pesticide use and boosted cotton yields thanks to their long-term resistance to pests.
The study published this month in the latest issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States (PNAS…
May 20, 2017 at 12:00PM http://ift.tt/2qHwpyf
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