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Researchers found a corn gene could benefit Haiti and Sub-Sahara Africa

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Researchers at the UF Genetics Institute have identified a gene that allows corn to grow in acidic soil. The gene could benefit tropical countries that cannot feed their population.

Audreyanna Loguerre wrote this story online.

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