TITLE

Genetic gun makes rice growers' day

AUTHOR(S)
Cighlan, Andy
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/2/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1793, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the genetic gun which shoots foreign genes into plant cells developed by scientists in Wisconsin for the production of genetically engineered rice with built-in resistance to pests. Application of the technique to alter the genetic constitution of Indica rice varieties; Background on the process which is called electric discharge particle acceleration.
ACCESSION #
10560083

 

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