Danforth Center scientists discover gene that influences grain yieldDanforth Center scientists discover gene that influences grain yield
Deep sequencing affects food and bioenergy crops.
April 19, 2017
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Field of Setaria viridis growing in western Nebraska. In the current issue of Nature Plants, Huang and colleagues use Setaria viridis to identify the inflorescence mutant, sparse panicle 1. A mutation in the maize ortholog conditions a very similar panicle defect, demonstrating the utility of S. viridis for gene discovery in the panicoids.Credit: Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
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