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Down-regulation of Glucan, Water-Dikinase activity in wheat endosperm increases vegetative biomass and yield

Ral, Jean-Philippe; Bowerman, Andrew; Li, Zhongyi; Sirault, Xavier R.R; Furbank, Robert Thomas; Pritchard, Jenifer R; Bloemsma, Marianne; Cavanagh, Colin R; Howitt, Crispin A; Morell, Matthew K

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A novel mechanism for increasing vegetative biomass and grain yield has been identified in wheat (Triticum aestivum). RNAi-mediated down-regulation of Glucan, Water-Dikinase (GWD), the primary enzyme required for starch phosphorylation, under the control

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68074
Source: Plant Biotechnology Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7652.2012.00711.x

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