Seed distribution

Definition

Seed distribution is the movement or transport of seeds away from the parent plant.

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    A new study shows that three independent mutations in the Sh1 gene, which encodes a YABBY transcription factor, gave rise to the non-shattering seed phenotype in domesticated sorghum. This same gene may have also had a role in the domestication of other cereals, including maize and rice.

    • Kenneth M Olsen
    Nature Genetics 44, 616–617