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Abstract

Transagriculture: a discussion on developing intelligent rice breeding robot.

China currently faces the food security problem that demand for food continues to increase while increasing rate of grain yield slows down obviously. Exploring innovation of new technology and methods in crop breeding is a key point to achieve a major breakthrough in breeding of new crop breeding,...

Authors
Li Hui; Zuo QinYue; Luo Ke; Mo BangHui; Zhang GuoLin; Wen XingChe; Yang Qiong; Yu MaoQun; Wang SongHu; Chen Bin; Chen Li; Chen MingCai; Tu ShengBin
Publisher
Editorial Office of China Biotechnology
Publication
China Biotechnology, 2014, 34, 5, pp 116-121
CAB ReviewFull Text

Fruit ripening: physiology, signalling, genomics.

Fruits are important to our dietary requirements as they provide vitamins, minerals, antioxidant and various other molecules important to human health. Ethylene plays a major role in fruit development and ripening. During ripening, various physiological and biochemical changes take place through...

Date
September 2014
Subjects
DNA methylation; endogenous growth regulators; epigenetics; ethylene; fruits; genes; genetic markers; genomics; messenger RNA; nucleotide sequences; plant growth regulators; ripening; signal transduction; transcription; transcriptomics
Authors
Pravendra Nath; Pech, J. C.
News Article

Genetic find might lead to cattle that are more resistant to TB

Scientists have identified genetic traits in cattle that might allow farmers to breed livestock with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis...

Date
February 2014
AbstractFull Text

Culture media used in the micropropagation of orchids hybrids.

In orchid cultivation, tissue culture has been an important and effective tool for obtaining good quality seedlings on a large scale and within a short period of time. This study aims to evaluate culture media on the in vitro growth and development of orchid hybrids. Seedlings 1-1.5 cm long,...

Authors
Miyata, L. Y.; Villa, F.; Pasqual, M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina
Publication
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2014, 35, 4, pp 1731-1737

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