Loss of function of the IAA-glucose hydrolase gene TGW6 enhances rice grain weight and increases yield

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Increases in the yield of rice, a staple crop for more than half of the global population, are imperative to support rapid population growth. Grain weight is a major determining factor of yield. Here, we report the cloning and functional analysis of THOUSAND-GRAIN WEIGHT 6 (TGW6), a gene from the Indian landrace rice Kasalath. TGW6 encodes a novel protein… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ng.2612

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@article{Ishimaru2013LossOF, title={Loss of function of the IAA-glucose hydrolase gene TGW6 enhances rice grain weight and increases yield}, author={Ken Ishimaru and Naoki Hirotsu and Yuka Madoka and Naomi Murakami and Nao Hara and Haruko Onodera and Takayuki Kashiwagi and Kazuhiro Ujiie and Bun-ichi Shimizu and Atsuko Onishi and Hisashi Miyagawa and Etsuko Katoh}, journal={Nature Genetics}, year={2013}, volume={45}, pages={707-711} }