Overexpression of AtHDG11 enhanced drought tolerance in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

  title={Overexpression of AtHDG11 enhanced drought tolerance in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)},
  author={Lin Li and Minghui Zheng and Guangbing Deng and Junjun Liang and Haili Zhang and Zhifen Pan and Hai Long and Maoqun Yu},
  journal={Molecular Breeding},
Drought is one of the major abiotic stresses restricting the yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Breeding wheat varieties with drought tolerance is an effective and durable way to fight against drought. Here we reported introduction of AtHDG11 into wheat via Agrobacterium-mediated transformation and analyzed the morphological and physiological characteristics of T2 generation transgenic lines under drought stress. With drought treatment for 30 days, transgenic plants showed significantly… 
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  • Biology, Medicine
    Plant science : an international journal of experimental plant biology
  • 2013
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