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Study reveals how a hormone increases sucrose accumulation in sugarcane

Publicado em 06 junho 2017

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) - A group of researchers at the University of Campinas's Biology Institute (IB-UNICAMP) in São Paulo State, in collaboration with colleagues at the Agronomy Institute (IAC) and at the University of São Paulo's Chemistry Institute (IQ-USP), have discovered how chemical ripeners, which are analogous to plant hormones, act on the molecular level in sugarcane to increase sucrose storage in the plant.

Original Article: Study reveals how a hormone increases sucrose accumulation in sugarcane