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Assistant Professor at University of Toronto. Learning from "rule-breakers" of the plant world: parasitic witchweed
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SMAX1-dependent seed germination bypasses GA signalling in Arabidopsis and Striga

The first committed step of a successful infestation is the germination of parasite seeds primarily in response to a group of related small molecule hormones called strigolactones (SLs), which are emitted by host roots. Despite the important role of strigolactones, it is not clear how host-derived strigolactones germinate parasitic plants. In contrast, gibberellin acts as […]

August 13, 2020