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A New Angle on How Roots Acclimate to Sporadic Rainfall.

08:00 EDT 11th July 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "A New Angle on How Roots Acclimate to Sporadic Rainfall."

Root architecture critically influences a plant's ability to forage for nutrients and water in soil. In this issue of Cell, Ogura et al. (2019) report a new regulatory gene and elegant molecular mechanism that links auxin-dependent root-angle regulation with improved plant fitness under variable rainfall conditions.

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Name: Cell
ISSN: 1097-4172
Pages: 269-271

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