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Secrets of Plant Genomes Revealed!


Plant genome research is already revolutionizing the field of biology. Currently, scientists are unlocking the secrets of some of the most important plants in our lives, including corn, cotton and potatoes. Secrets of Plant Genomes: Revealed! takes viewers on a lively, upbeat journey that explores how these plants got to be the way they are and investigates how we can make better use of them in the future. Plant scientists are hard at work--in the lab, in the field and at the computer--to increase our understanding of nature. Secrets of Plant Genomes: Revealed! makes the study of plants exciting and relevant by showing how learning more about plants can improve our everyday lives.

Secrets of Plant Genomes: Revealed! is also available for download in four parts. The link will open in a new window. Click Download on the player:
Introduction
Corn: The Dynamic Genome
Cotton: Building a Better Plant
Potatoes vs. Late Blight: Plants at War and Peace

Credit: National Science Foundation/Twin Cities Public Television

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