A key molecular switch for controlling seed size

26 August 2020 |

A research team led by Prof YU Hao has discovered a key regulator, TFL1, which serves as a hitherto unknown mobile signal that could respond to the uptake of maternal signals in the endosperm to determine the size of progeny seeds.

The global food crisis affects people in every corner of the world. More than 100 million people worldwide are facing acute levels of hunger. The COVID-19 pandemic could push even more families into severe food insecurity. Future climate change-driven shocks may also lead to more challenges.” Yu Hao

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