Biologists have a new to increase the of crops by 20 per cent. They changed the in plants that is used in photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the when plants use to change carbon dioxide into . This lets breathe. The scientists found a way for plants to use the energy they get from sunlight . Professor Stephen Long said his is changing the in crops such as rice, , maize and soybean.
The scientists changed the thing use to protect from the Sun. Plants turn energy into when they get too hot. However, they do this even when it is . The scientists put of the heat-loss gene into plants. These help plants to return to using energy to grow. Professor Long said if can produce 20 per cent food, it will help the food in the .