• Mutation of G‐protein γ subunit DEP1 increases planting density and resistance to sheath blight disease in rice

    1 month ago - By Wiley

    Abstract
    One of the important goals of crop breeding is yield improvement. Among the yield indices, the tiller angle is tightly associated with enhancing photosynthetic efficiency and facilitating enhanced planting density. Rice plants with erect tillers, leaves, and panicles allow a high‐density planting system for high yields but are more susceptible to the occurrence of sheath blight disease causing yield reduction.
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