Improving plant growth through increasing nitrogen-use efficiency

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Improving plant growth through increasing nitrogen-use efficiency

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dc.contributor.author Bi, Y.
dc.contributor.author Kant, S.
dc.contributor.author Clark, J.
dc.contributor.author Gidda, S.
dc.contributor.author Ming, F.
dc.contributor.author Xu, J.
dc.contributor.author Rochon, A.
dc.contributor.author Shelp, B.J.
dc.contributor.author Hao, L.
dc.contributor.author Zhao, R.
dc.contributor.author Mullen, R.T.
dc.contributor.author Zhu, T.
dc.contributor.author Rothstein, S.J.
dc.contributor.author Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-12T02:16:51Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-12T02:16:51Z
dc.date.issued 2012-06-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/3720
dc.description Clear Language Research Summaries are a project of the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship (ICES) at the University of Guelph. Project partners include the Business Development Office (BDO), SPARK Program at the University of Guelph, and Knowledge Mobilization Unit at York University. This project is part of the Pan-Canadian Research Impact Network. On the Web: www.csahs.uoguelph.ca/pps/clear_research en_US
dc.description.abstract Structures, called nodules, on the roots of plants, take nitrogen from the air and absorb it so that plants can use nitrogen to grow. This process of nodule formation is triggered by genes in the plant, and one of these, of unknown function, is similar to the gene used in these studies. An over-expression of the OsENOD93-1 gene in the transgenic rice plants soiled to an increase in plant biomass and seed yield under differing nitrogen conditions. This shows that the gene causes the plant to absorb more of the nitrate and to produce more seeds and grow bigger. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Project support by Agri-Food and Rural Link, Mobilizing Agri-food and Rural Research Knowledge. A program of the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership. http://www.uoguelph.ca/research/omafra/partnership/KTT_and_IP.shtml en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Amino acids, gene treatments, nitrogen induction, nitrogen limitation, nitrogen reduction, transcriptional profiling, plant growth en_US
dc.subject clear language research summary en_US
dc.title Improving plant growth through increasing nitrogen-use efficiency en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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