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Ears, shoots and leaves

Semi-dwarf cereal varieties have greatly increased crop yields due to their reduced stature, but they also reduce individual spike (ear) size. However, these traits appear to be regulated by distinct pathways, opening new opportunities to develop higher yielding crops.

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  1. Centre for Plant Integrative Biology, Division of Plant & Crop Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Loughborough, LE12 5RD, UK

    • Jonathan Atkinson
    • , Daniel von Wangenheim
    • , Leah R. Band
    •  & Malcolm J. Bennett
  2. School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK

    • Leah R. Band

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