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Leaf size is a major determinant of plant architecture and yield potential in crops. However, the mechanisms regulating leaf size remain unknown. The team of Xinxin Tang from the National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement in China studied quantitative trait loci (QTLs) for flag leaf length and flag leaf width in rice. Fourteen QTLs for fla...
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A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. Organisms that have been genetically modified include micro-organisms such as bacteria and yeast, insects, plants, fish, an...