Speeding Up Photorespiration Boosts Crop Production by 47%

13:00 EDT 13 Jun 2018 | ISAAA

A new study led by scientists at the University of Essex reveals that increasing production of a common, naturally occurring protein in plant leaves could boost the yields of major food crops by almost 50 percent. In the study, the research team engineered a model crop to overexpress a native protein that is involved in the recycling process called...

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