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  • Giant grass offers clues to growing corn in cooler climes, researchers report

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      A protein that gives Miscanthus an advantage in cool weather may be used to develop cold-tolerant corn varieties.

      Photo by Don Hamerman

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      View a narrated slideshow about Miscanthus research at the University of Illinois

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      Postdoctoral fellow Dafu Wang examines photosynthesis in corn and Miscanthus in controlled simulated cold conditions.

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      The giant perennial grass Miscanthus x giganteus can tolerate much cooler temperatures than corn.

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