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Crops on the fast track for light

Tobacco plants have been manipulated to improve their adaptation to changes in light intensity. The engineered plants can use solar energy more safely and efficiently than their wild-type counterparts.

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Figure 1: Keeping track of sunlight.

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Ruban, A. Crops on the fast track for light. Nature 541, 36–37 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/541036a

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