Heat resistance, biodiversity services : sunflowers have a bright future

For the first time, an international, multidisciplinary consortium has been set up for sunflower research, bringing together world leaders in ecology, economics, genetics, and biotechnology to sunflower ecology and breeding. The HelEx – Helianthus Extremophiles – project involves 18 partners working on developing new sunflower varieties more resistant to high temperatures and drought while maintaining […]