Scientists designed transgenic plants that survive drought-like conditions by bumping up acetic acid production only when water is scarce.
Scientists have discovered a gene that allows plants to cope with extreme heat by changing the composition of chloroplast membranes.
Blue light alters some gene expression in plants by changing the transcription start sites to downstream locations.
Newly discovered plant peptide hormone can be used to protect plants from excessive environmental salt.
Scientists show that CLE25 is a plant hormone that travels from roots to leaves and helps close stomata in times of dehydration stress.
Scientists show that the moss Funaria hygrometrica can remove harmful lead from water when in the protonema stage of development.