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Researchers Identify a Process That Regulates Seed Germination


March 11, 2009

Mike Hasegawa Purdue University researchers have determined a process that regulates activity of genes that control seed germination and seedling development. Mike Hasegawa and Kenji Miura discovered the step involved in keeping seeds from germinating in adverse conditions such as freezing temperatures or drought, a factor in the survival of plant species. Full Story

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