Water stress survivors

19.03.2013

Nature Biotechnology

Volume 31 Number 3 March 2013

The March 2013 issue of the Journal Nature Biotechnology featured an article "Water stress survivors" on the WatBio project under the EU's Seventh Framework Programme. It aims to produce drought-resistant plants for biofuel and bioproducts. Commenting on the role of genetic modification techniques in the project, Nathalie Moll from the association of biotech industries EuropaBio, based in Brussels, said, “It would be terrible if once again Europe developed (and funded) the science but did not reap the benefits”

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