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Belgian scientists claim breakthrough in cloning coconut trees

Thiruvananthapuram: Coconut palms grow slowly and are difficult to clone, but scientists at a top Belgian university have claimed a breakthrough in cloning the sixth most cultivated fruit on earth. The discovery of scientists at K U Leuven and the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT (The Alliance), multiplying seedlings faster and conserving coconut genetic resources […]