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Ancient plant genes could increase food production without added fertilizer use, mitigating deadly algal blooms

Some 500 million years ago -- when our continents were connected in a single land mass and most life existed ...

Epigenetic changes in plants could help produce food crops better suited to harsh environments

The sequence of genes passed on to daughter cells or offspring isn't the only factor that determines the traits of ...
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Identifying genetic basis for plant biodiversity could help boost crop yields

Diverse communities of plants and animals typically perform better than monocultures. However, the mechanisms that are responsible for this have ...
crops on mars

Food crops treated with synthetic plant hormone could grow in space, study suggests

With scarce nutrients and weak gravity, growing potatoes on the Moon or on other planets seems unimaginable. But the plant ...
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