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Gene Discovery May Yield Lettuce That Will Sprout in Hot Weather


March 28, 2013

image of rows of lettuce A team of researchers, led by a University of California, Davis, plant scientist, has identified a lettuce gene and related enzyme that put the brakes on germination during hot weather--a discovery that could lead to lettuces that can sprout year-round, even at high temperatures. Full Story

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