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Genetic Engineering of Maize for Drought Tolerance In Eastern And Central Africa
Maize, the most important staple food crop in East and Central Africa (ECA), is affected by drought – the single most important abiotic factor responsible for up to 70% maize loss. In the year 2008, a project funded to ...
Interspecific RNA Interference of SHOOT MERISTEMLESS-Like Disrupts Cuscuta pentagona Plant Parasitism
(The Plant Cell, 2012)
Infection of crop species by parasitic plants is a major agricultural hindrance resulting in substantial crop losses worldwide. Parasitic plants establish vascular connections with the host plant via structures termed ...