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Salt-affected soils are estimated to absorb 1.26 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide annually which may solve the mystery of the "missing carbon sink", Chinese scientists believe.
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A group of researchers has developed a salt tolerant durum wheat that yields 25 percent more grain than the parent variety in saline soils.
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