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Exploiting induced and natural epigenetic variation for crop improvement

21:16 EDT 3 Jul 2017 | Nature Publishing

To unlock the potential of epigenetic variation for crop improvement, it will be crucial to understand how epigenetic variation is established and how it is stably inherited across generations. Springer and Schmitz review these challenges, the different sources of epigenetic variation in plants, and how epigenome profiling and engineering could help to improve crops.

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