International Sugar Journal

Discovery of the gene responsible for nutrient transport could foster increased crop yields [Full subscriber]

Phytologists from the Universities of Cambridge and Bordeaux have discovered a gene that they hope can be used to widen a nutrient transport bottleneck and potentially increase crop yields. Phytotechnicians […]

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Regulation of amylose synthesis in plants identified [Registered]

The new finding is likely to foster manufacture of pure amylose for industrial applications. Amylose can be used as a gelling agent for sauces and puddings, and for the production of biodegradable packaging.

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