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Scientists tap plants’ genetic bag of tricks

Apr 16th, 2009 | By | Category: April 16, 2009, Campus News, Issue

Unlike animals, plants don’t have a fight or flight response to handle threats from their environment. But UNL research is showing they have the next best thing: the ability to adapt to hostile surroundings using a “genetic bag of tricks.” If plant geneticists can figure out how to manipulate these changes artificially, they may be […]