Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Animals, Agriculture & Food
Animals Agriculture Food
Targeted Modification Of Maize Root Angle To Enhance Abiotic Stress Tolerance And Carbon Sequestration
WARF: P160281US02

Inventors: Shawn Kaeppler, Jonathan Lynch, Malcolm Bennett, Hannah Schneider

The Invention
The present invention relates to crop breeding. More particularly, the present invention relates to targeted modification of root to enhance abiotic stress tolerance in maize. In one aspect, the invention provides recombinant maize exhibiting increased root angle. Methods of making the recombinant maize and various methods of plant selection and breeding are further provided.
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