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  • Scientists tweak photosynthesis to boost crop yield

    As computer models predicted, genetically modified plants are better able to make use of the limited sunlight available when their leaves go into the shade, researchers report.

    Graphic by Julie McMahon


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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Stephen Long, call 217-417-2991; email
    To reach Katarzyna Glowacka, email
    To reach Johannes Kromdijk, email  

    The paper “Improving photosynthesis and crop productivity by accelerating recovery from photoprotection” is available from