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Nitrogen-use efficiency: Transport solution in rice variations

Over-application of nitrogen fertilizer leads to environmental problems in modern agricultural systems. The mining of favourable gene variants for nitrogen-use efficiency is a fundamental way to tackle these dangers.

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Figure 1: The two main subspecies of Asian cultivated rice (O. sativa), japonica (left) and indica (right).


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Chao, DY., Lin, HX. Nitrogen-use efficiency: Transport solution in rice variations. Nature Plants 1, 15096 (2015).

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