On March, 22 new breaking plant science-related news stories were posted on the GPC website including...
Underwater ‘breathing’ plants could be key to stress-resistant crops
Researchers examine the formation of air channels in wetland plants, a protective trait that makes them resilient to environmental stresses.
Genetic engineering can have a positive effect on the climate
More extensive use of existing genetically modified crops in Europe could reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Fix, Not Fight: Scientists Help Plants Regenerate After Injury
The study illustrates the trade-off between plant regeneration and defense and offers strategies for enhancing regeneration in agriculture.
Plant smoke detectors evolve as hormone sensors
Many plants in fire-prone areas actually require exposure to fire for seeds to germinate. In the past decade, scientists have discovered an ancient receptor protein that can detect molecules called karrikins in smoke from burnt plant material.
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