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Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE) is a multi-institutional research project that aims to engineer plants that more efficiently turn the sun’s energy into food to sustainably increase worldwide food productivity.


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A custom made vacuum seeder is used to distribute 2 seeds per cell pic.twitter.com/hP7SWUbUBY

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