Genetic improvement for root growth angle to enhance crop production

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The root system is an essential organ for taking up water and nutrients and anchoring shoots to the ground. On the other hand, the root system has rarely been regarded as breeding target, possibly because it is more laborious and time-consuming to evaluate roots (which require excavation) in a large number of plants than aboveground tissues. The root growth… (More)
DOI: 10.1270/jsbbs.65.111

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