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Strategies for improving C₄ photosynthesis

von Caemmerer, Susanne; Furbank, Robert T


Recent activities to improve photosynthetic performance in crop plants has focused mainly on C₃ photosynthesis where there are clear identified targets such as improving Rubisco kinetics, installation of a CO₂ concentrating mechanism and alleviating limitations in chloroplast electron transport. Here we address strategies to improve photosynthetic performance in C₄ plants, which utilize a CO₂ concentrating mechanism, having evolved a complex blend of anatomy and biochemistry to achieve this....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-06
Type: Journal article
Source: Current opinion in plant biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.pbi.2016.04.003


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