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Improving plant growth through increasing nitrogen-use efficiency

Show simple item record Bi, Y. Kant, S. Clark, J. Gidda, S. Ming, F. Xu, J. Rochon, A. Shelp, B.J. Hao, L. Zhao, R. Mullen, R.T. Zhu, T. Rothstein, S.J. Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship 2012-06-12T02:16:51Z 2012-06-12T02:16:51Z 2012-06-11
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dc.description.abstract Structures, called nodules, on the roots of plants, take nitrogen from the air and absorb it so that plants can use nitrogen to grow. This process of nodule formation is triggered by genes in the plant, and one of these, of unknown function, is similar to the gene used in these studies. An over-expression of the OsENOD93-1 gene in the transgenic rice plants soiled to an increase in plant biomass and seed yield under differing nitrogen conditions. This shows that the gene causes the plant to absorb more of the nitrate and to produce more seeds and grow bigger. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Project support by Agri-Food and Rural Link, Mobilizing Agri-food and Rural Research Knowledge. A program of the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership. en_US
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dc.subject Amino acids en_US
dc.subject clear language research summary en_US
dc.subject gene treatments en_US
dc.subject nitrogen induction en_US
dc.subject nitrogen limitation en_US
dc.subject nitrogen reduction en_US
dc.subject transcriptional profiling en_US
dc.subject plant growth en_US
dc.title Improving plant growth through increasing nitrogen-use efficiency en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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