Jeff Gelski writes in FoodBusinessNews about a new research project that is aiming to improve the carbon capture capacity of sorghum.
- The Salk Institute’s Harnessing Plants Initiative is leading a five-year, $6.2 million project to identify and develop sorghum plants that better capture carbon.
- Sorghum is a widely used drought resistant crop that was planted on 7 million acres in the United States in 2020.
- While the results of the research remain to be seen, this initiative could be instrumental in the advancement of nature-based climate solutions.
Read the full article here.