Tag: "rust" at biology news
Elusive rust resistance genes located
The discovery of a DNA marker for two key rust
resistance genes is enabling plant breeders around the world to breed more effective rust
resistant wheat varieties. The genes, Lr34 and Yr18 are inherited together and provide wheat plan...
Diabetes research takes wing thanks to long-lived fruit fly
...mes from the same chemical process that makes cars rust
in the Rochester winter: Free-wheeling molecules known as free radicals zing through materials and run roughshod over anything in their way, including vital proteins and DNA. It's a major reason why generally our bodies falter as we age ?we're litera...
Wild grasses and man-made wheats advance research capabilities
...ng resistance to the latest biotype of greenbug or rust
in wheat may require some bridge building. Dr. Ja...t, new races of Hessian fly, new leaf rust, stripe rust
and Russian wheat aphid, as well as the need for more drought tolerance present challenges, he said....