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stay green wheat

Catalogue: Ground Cover
Stay-green wheat may weaken drought's grip.. Stay-green was discovered in wheat more than 25 years ago, but the traits are only now becoming accessible to breeders through the development of molecular markers, the details of which will be published this year... Stay-green in plants can be determined by a range of underlying mechanisms, several of which facilitate increased water availability after flowering, such as small canopy size at flowering, increased moisture uptake after flowering, increased nitrogen uptake during grain-fill and increased nitrogen in leaves...
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