DNA and Roses

Rankin, Gary O.; Valentovic, Monica A.
December 2007
American Rose;Dec2007 Annual, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p38
The article discusses the DNA functions in plants, particularly in roses. Part of the studies in mapping the genetics of rosebushes are reportedly being conducted at the agricultural schools at the Clemson University and Texas A&M University. The commercial potential offered by genetic engineering in roses are production of roses that have the bloom form, fragrance and disease resistance.


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