Science paper describes photoprotection modification that increase photosynthesis and crop yield

Congratulations to Stephane Gabilly, Masakazu Iwai, and Laurie Leonelli on the Science paper titled 'Improving photosynthesis and crop productivity by accelerating recovery from photoprotection'. The work is part of a collaboration with Steve Long's group at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. This work is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation RIPE – Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency project.

Science produced a video titled, 'Turning up plant efficiency'. Here is the link.

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November, 2016