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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Genetic Control of Plant Development Genetic Control of Plant Development Genetic Control of Plant Development

Authors
item McSteen, Paula
item Hake, Sarah

Submitted to: Current Opinion in Biotechnology
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: April 1, 1998
Publication Date: April 1, 1998

Technical Abstract: Recently, several genes have been cloned that affect plant architecture: CLAVATA1, which controls the balance between maintenance and organogenesis in the meristem; CUC2, which separates organ primordia in the meristem; and teosinte branched 1 and cycloidea, which use growth suppression to cause morphological change.

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