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How plants make friends with fungi

Many fungi damage or even kill plants. But there are also plant-friendly fungi: Most land plants live in close community with arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi (AM fungi) that stimulate their growth. Researchers of the "Molecular ...

dateOct 13, 2016 in Biotechnology
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How plants conquered the land

Research at the University of Leeds has identified a key gene that assisted the transition of plants from water to the land around 500 million years ago.

dateMay 19, 2016 in Biotechnology
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