News tagged with photosynthesis

One step closer to crops with twice the yield

Scientists from Wageningen University & Research have found natural genetic variation for photosynthesis in plants and are unravelling it to the DNA level. As a result it should be possible to breed crops that use photosynthesis ...

dateNov 10, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Watching plant photosynthesis... from space

University of Sydney and NASA researchers have developed a revolutionary new technique to image plant photosynthesis using satellite-based remote-sensing, with potential applications in climate change monitoring.

dateOct 12, 2017 in Environment
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Satellites map photosynthesis at high resolution

Life on Earth is impossible without photosynthesis. It provides food and oxygen to all higher life forms and plays an important role in the climate system, regulating the uptake of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the Earth's atmosphere ...

dateOct 12, 2017 in Environment
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