• Secrets of quillwort photosynthesis could boost crop efficiency

    1 month ago - By San Diego Biotechnology

    LA JOLLA-The humble quillworts are an ancient group of about 250 small, aquatic plants that have largely been ignored by modern botanists. Now, Salk scientists, along with researchers from the Boyce Thompson Institute, have sequenced the first quillwort genome and uncovered some secrets of the plant's unique method of photosynthesis-secrets...
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