September 27


Harnessing epigenetics to improve crop yields | Ueli Grossniklaus

By heheals

September 27, 2020

Is it possible to use epigenetics in a plant breeding program, selecting for novel traits without any genetic variation? Ueli Grossniklaus, of the University of Zurich’s Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, explains that the instability of epigenetic heritability has made scientists sceptical about this – but recent research shows that it could be feasible.



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