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Scientists Pinpoint a Rice Gene that Confers Broad-spectrum Herbicide Resistance

13:00 EDT 31 Jul 2019 | ISAAA

Rice experts from the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) in Japan and partners found a rice gene that confers broad-spectrum resistance to β-triketone herbicides. Benzobicyclon (BBC), a β-triketone herbicide, is useful in many rice paddies, however, some rice varieties are susceptible to BBC. Discovery of the genet...

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