Research Highlights

Reducing phosphorus in rice grain for sustainable and environmental-friendly agriculture

Application of phosphorus fertilizers is necessary to sustain high crop production in modern agriculture. Research has shown that the most of the phosphorus absorbed by the roots is finally allocated to...

Quick immunohistochemistry with clearing detects epigenetic changes

Epigenetic changes in plant tissues are detected using a comparatively fast immunohistochemical method developed at Okayama University in Japan

Growing rice in space: Insights into effect of space environment on seed viability

Successfully sustaining edible plants in space is an important factor for sustaining long-term human habitation in this unique and hostile environment with intense fluctuations in temperature and harmful radiation. Recent research on growing plants in...

Plants use methionine to respond to environmental stresses

Evidence of the new physiological role of glutamate receptor homologs (GLRs) - plant proteins that share ancestral roots with those in our neural system - has been presented by...

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