Setaria viridis can be leveraged to gain fundamental insights into the mechanisms that govern seed production in the grasses. Credit: Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Setaria viridis can be leveraged to gain fundamental insights into the mechanisms that govern seed production in the grasses.

N&H TOPLINE: Crop genetic analyses leads to more vitamin E, greater yields

New research has identified genes that control vitamin E content in corn grain, while other research points to new mechanisms for increasing grain yield.

Solving the world's food, feed and bioenergy challenges requires integration of multiple approaches and diverse skills, according to an announcement from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Indeed, genomic studies have been augmenting many fields of study applicable to the agriculture and animal feeding industries.

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