Nature Genetics: DEEPER ROOTING 1 increases rice yield under drought

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Nice paper! The DRO1 QTL confers greater drought tolerance, which seems to be a consequence of enhanced gravity response hence deeper-growing roots. The encoded ORF has no similarity to known proteins, so we’ll have to wait to see how it works.

http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ng.2725.html

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