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A genetic screen in the model panicoid grass Setaria viridis reveals the importance of the auxin transporter AUX1 for inflorescence branching in maize, highlighting how model plants can accelerate gene discovery in complex crops.

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  1. Richard Sibout is at the Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin, UMR1318 INRA-AgroParisTech, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, 78026 Versailles, France.

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