UNI, USDA discover way to get photorespiration yields back

· April 3, 2017

DYK? Instead of turning carbon into food, many plants accidentally make a plant-toxic compound during photosynthesis that is recycled through a process called photorespiration. A team of University of Illinois and USDA/ARS researchers hope through the discovery of a key protein, they can manipulate the process and increase plant productivity. “Photorespiration is essential for C3 […]

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