Scientists Discover Gene that Ensures Slim Inflorescence Shape of Barley

The “spikelet meristem” (SM) plays a central role during the development of the grass inflorescence. Meristems are plant cells or tissues that have the capacity to produce new organs – in this case spikelets. To do this, however, cells destined to become SM must first attain the SM identity. This is achieved, among other things, … Continue reading Scientists Discover Gene that Ensures Slim Inflorescence Shape of Barley