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Exploiting Epigenetic Variation for Plant Breeding

News   Nov 12, 2018 | Original story from the University of Zurich

 
Exploiting Epigenetic Variation for Plant Breeding

Due to epigenetic variation, the selected Arabidopsis plants flower later - recognizable by the shorter flower stems compared to the original population. Credit: UZH

 
 
 

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