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USDA working to develop soybeans that tolerate flood

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WILLMAR -- Soybean varieties that thrive even in soggy fields could eventually result from studies being conducted by scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

For more than two decades, Tara VanToai, a researcher from USDA's Agricultural Research Service, has studied flood tolerance in soybeans. Her studies have included soybeans grown in greenhouses, laboratories, growth chambers, experimental fields and farm fields.

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