Search Results - agriculture/expression systems

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Improvement of Biomass and Grain Yield in Crop Plants
A rice transcription factor gene (HYR) increases plant biomass and photosynthetic rates leading to an increase in grain yield. In addition, transformed rice plants display improved water use efficiency and exhibit significantly higher biomass accumulation as well as grain yield over wild type control plants under drought conditions.Transforming an...
Published: 9/3/2012   |   Inventor(s): Andy Pereira, Madana M.r. Ambavaram, Utlwang Batlang
Keywords(s): Agriculture/Biotech, Agriculture/Expression Systems, Biotechnology, Renewable Energy - Biomass
Category(s): Agriculture
Acceleration of Plant Growth and Biomass Accumulation in Plants
Methods are provided for increasing plant growth rate, biomass and tolerance to stress by genetically engineering plants to contain and express a gene of the ascorbic acid synthesis-cell wall synthesis network (e.g. GlcUA reductase, GLOase or MIOX). US Patent Application Publication No. 20080250526
Published: 9/3/2012   |   Inventor(s): Craig Nessler, Argelia Lorence, Boris Chevone, Pedro Mendes
Keywords(s): Agriculture/Biotech, Agriculture/Expression Systems
Category(s): Agriculture
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