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Biochemists at the University of California, Riverside report a new role for vitamin C in plants: promoting the production of twins and even triplets in plant seeds.
The harmful effects of smog on people and animals â€“ the stinging eyes and decreased lung capacity â€“ are the stuff of well-researched fact. Now, the body of knowledge about air pollutionâ€™s effects on plants has grown with University of California, Riverside Biochemistry Professor Daniel Gallieâ€™s discovery of the importance of vitamin C in helping plants defend themselves against the ravages of ozone â€“ smogâ€™s particularly nasty component.
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