A MicroRNA Affecting Grain Yield in Rice

MicroRNAs (miRNAs), a class of abundant small noncoding RNAs,…

Chemical Defenses of Maize Roots

Of the many classes of natural products produced by plants, terpenoids…

Genetic components of root architecture remodeling in response to salt stress

While everyone knows that salt stress reduces root growth,…

Recombination between members of Onsen family

Plant genomes are largely remnants of transposons of varying…

How asparagus recently changed its lifestyle from hermaphroditism to distinct males and females

Sex determination in the animal kingdom has been relatively well…

Complex evolutionary history and targets of domestication in the cultivated potato

Potatoes originated in the Andes of southern Peru, and are now…

Canalization of tomato fruit metabolism

Plants are noted for their phenotypic plasticity, but there are…