• 28-Million-Year-Old Gene Protects Plants Against Caterpillars

    4 days ago - By ISAAA

    A study reports that the defense mechanisms plants use to recognize and respond to the caterpillar, a common plant pest, has arisen from a single gene that evolved over millions of years. The study also found that some plants, such as soybeans, have lost this protective gene over time and suggests that genetically engineering plants to reintroduce ...
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