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Gene That Speeds Maturation In Plants Is Isolated By Salk Scientists

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December 8, 1999
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A gene that speeds up the maturation process in plants, resulting in earlier development and flowering, has been isolated by a team of scientists at The Salk Institute. The scientists also describe how to fine-tune the process, so breeders one day could determine how fast or slow they want a plant to pass through its various growth phases.

La Jolla, Calif. -- A gene that speeds up the maturation process in plants, resulting in earlier development and flowering, has been isolated by a team of scientists at The Salk Institute.


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