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Plants have circadian clocks; knowing how they ‘tick’ could optimize crops for diverse growing conditions

It's widely understood that humans have a circadian clock. When we travel long distances, things get knocked out of kilter ...
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Newly discovered ‘gene conversion’ mechanism could lead to high-yielding wheat

When it comes to breeding better wheat varieties....we seek to introduce desirable genes that increase yield, [but] these can come ...
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Cell free proteins? Unraveling the mysteries of the plant circadian clock

Peter Bickerton | 
The basic unit of life is the cell; tiny, fatty, self-replicating bubbles that have adapted to fill almost every environment ...
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New sequencing technique will make cloning genes for disease resistance in plants easier

[The] constant evolutionary arms race between plants and pathogens, whereby the organisms causing disease in plants are mutating to avoid plant ...
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