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Hybrid plants with over-reactive immune system

November 17, 2010
Crossbreeding can result in incompatible gene combinations [more]
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Barley genes against drought

November 08, 2010
With many regions of the world becoming more arid as a result of the climate change, the crop yield also decreases. New types of crops should therefore be more resistant to aridity. [more]
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A small leak will sink a great ship

June 24, 2007
New insights into the function of microRNAs in plants: abolishing a microRNA converts petals to stamens [more]
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When They Cooperate, Proteins Become Red

July 21, 2006
Max Planck researchers develop another tool for making the interactions between proteins visible [more]
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The Secret Love Life of Plants

December 08, 2005
Researchers in Cologne discover signals between plant embryos and their endosperm [more]
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Plants Have a Double Line of Defence

November 17, 2005
Max Planck researchers in Cologne, Germany demonstrate that a multi-step defence system underlies the durable resistance of plants to fungal parasites [more]
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Take Two!

October 20, 2005
Max Planck researchers in Cologne have discovered how protein kinases in plants regulate adaptation to changing light conditions [more]
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