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2,4-D is coming back.
During the development of organisms, a particular event repeatedly occurs: a signal appears temporarily, but the processes it triggers must be maintained â€“ for example, when the fate of cells in the embryo is established.
Plants are fundamental to life on Earth, converting light and carbon dioxide into food and oxygen.
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The two most important growth hormones of plants, so far considered antagonists, also work synergistically.
New research published by Cell Press in the June 15th issue of the journal Developmental Cell, reveals how plants modify their root architecture based on nutrient availability in the soil.
Between shoot and root, TAU unlocks a new tool for the biofuel industry.
People arenâ€™t the only living things that suffer from stress.
Plants respond to attacks by herbivores or pathogens by activating defense programs that drive off or even kill the attackers.
TÃ¼bingen-based developmental geneticists research organ development in the plant embryo.
Agrobacterium tumefaciens is the causal agent of crown gall disease (the formation of tumours) in over 140 species of dicot. It is rod shaped. Symptoms are caused by the insertion of a small segment of DNA into the plant cell. It is an alphaproteobacterium of the family Rhizobiaceae which includes the nitrogen fixing legume symbionts. They are pathogenic and provide no benefit to the plant. It also affects a wide variety of plants. In an economical sense it affects walnuts, grape vines,...
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