Many otherwise productive cultivars of rice suffer badly if immersed in water for long. The identification of a gene variant that confers tolerance to this threat has practical potential.
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Sasaki, T. Rice in deep water. Nature 442, 635–636 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/442635a