Study sheds light on how nutrients move through plants

Study sheds light on how nutrients move through plants

Findings clear way for new approaches to treating plant disease and improving crop efficiency.

A Washington State University biologist has found what he calls "very strong support" for an 86-year-old hypothesis about how nutrients move through plants. His two-decade-long analysis of the phenomenon has resulted in a suite of techniques that can ultimately be used to fight plant diseases and make crops more efficient.

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