New Salk discovery may help protect crops from stressors
Published: Thursday, September 06, 2012 Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012
Salk Institute findings of a key genetic mechanism in plant hormone signaling may help save crops from stress and help address human hunger. The findings may hold the key to manipulating plants' ethylene on/off switch, allowing them to balance between drought resistance and growth and, therefore, decrease crop losses from drought conditions.
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