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Redesigning photosynthesis in key crops could help sustain global food production, study shows

Scientists have solved the structure of one of the key components of photosynthesis, a discovery that could lead to photosynthesis ...
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New insight into how plants breathe could lead to more water-efficient crops

Scientists have discovered how plants create networks of air channels -- the lungs of the leaf -- to transport carbon ...
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Grasses that genetically modify themselves could help prevent spread of GMOs in nature

Scientists have discovered that grasses are able to short cut evolution by taking genes from their neighbors. The findings suggest ...
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Herbicide resistance management strategies may not be enough to slow weeds’ evolution, UK study suggests

Editor's note: In the study, the authors note that this research contrasts current industry advice and scientific literature on herbicide resistance management ...
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