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Genetic patterns associated with plant immunity

Biologist discovered that repeats in genetic patterns associated with plant immunity may cause its immune system to misbehave. Genomic information from plants can be used to enhance agricultural production and improve food security in a sustainable manner. Through better understanding…
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Why plants panic when it rains

An international team of scientists has made the surprising discovery that a plant’s reaction to rain is close to one of panic. The research revealed complex chemical signals are triggered when water lands on a plant to help it prepare…