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Vertical farm produces climate-resistant wheat

Wheat is successfully being produced in an indoor vertical farm using no soil or pesticides and less water when compared with conventional methods.

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Vertical farm produces climate-resistant wheat

Wheat is successfully being produced in an indoor vertical farm using no soil or pesticides and less water when compared with conventional methods. The first trials based in Egypt demonstrated ‘exceptional’...

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