Southern Crop

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Scientists Characterize DNA Replication in Corn

DNA replication is among life’s most important processes, providing a way for an organism’s genetic material to be reproduced so it can be passed from cell to cell. For the first time, scientists have characterized that process for an entire plant genome.

 

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Drought Response Genes in Crop Plants Discovered

Source: Donald Danforth Plant Science Center news release Researchers have identified a set of genes that help control early drought response in a popular global crop. The pioneering study, conducted by Dartmouth College, the University of Wyoming, and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, separates itself from previous research by[…]

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