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Yield increase: GRFs provide the key

Nature Plants volume 2, Article number: 15210 (2015) | Download Citation

Three independent genetic studies reveal that the GRF–miR396 module regulates rice grain yield by controlling the number of spikelets or the size of individual grains. These findings provide promising targets for significantly increasing crop yield.

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  1. Hirokazu Tsukaya is in the Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-0033 Japan, and the Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Aichi 444-8787, Japan.

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