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WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 27, 2019 - Bacteria-laden silk coating makes seeds suitable for salty soil

27-11-2019

(Worldkings.org) In a move that could help feed the world's ever-growing population, researchers at MIT have developed a silk covering that allows seeds to grow in high-salinity soils. In addition to providing protection from salty soils, the silk coatings are treated with bacteria that naturally produce a nitrogen fertilizer, enhancing the potential of the seeds to germinate and grow.

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