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Protein involved in corn’s water stress response discovered

Publicado em 08 julho 2020
The protein could help develop drought-resistant plant varieties and products that reduce losses related to climate change. Researchers affiliated with the Genomics for Climate Change Research Center (GCCRC), hosted by the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, have discovered a protein involved in corn’s resistance to dry weather, high temperatures, and fungal invasion. This finding paves the way for the development of more drought-resistant plants [...]