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  • Catalyst project to help diabetes sufferers

    Dr Rattan Yadav, Research Leader at Aberystwyth University, has been working to develop and use genetic variations of pearl millet for 19 years. In this Agri-Tech Catalyst project, his work is taking a new direction to develop a grain that is beneficial to people suffering from type-2 diabetes. Here, he tells us more about the project, its potential benefits and progress so far.
    For those who aren’t familiar with it, what is pearl millet?