• Researchers Develop Techniques to Breed Plants with Genes from One Parent

    10 days ago - By ISAAA

    Research conducted by plant biologists at the University of California, Davis brings scientists closer to breeding plants with genes from one parent.The work is based on a discovery previously made by the late Simon Chan and colleagues over a decade ago when they serendipitously discovered a way to eliminate the genetic contribution from one parent...
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  • UCR Scientists Solve 50-year-old Mystery behind Plant Growth

    10 days ago - By ISAAA

    A research team led by the University of California, Riverside have discovered a way by which plants depend on auxin for growth.Auxin uses two main pathways to orchestrate plant growth, one of them has been discovered by Professor Zhenbiao Yang and his team. One theory proposed a century ago suggests that when plants are ready to grow, auxin causes...
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