Genes in wheat varieties mapped

News:The Pune-based Agharkar Research Institute(ARI) has mapped two alternative dwarfing genes Rht14 and Rht18 in wheat.  Facts: Rht14 and Rht18: These are two alternative dwarfing genes in wheat associated with better seedling vigour and longer coleoptiles (sheath protecting the young shoot tip). Significance: They can reduce crop residue burning and can also allow deeper sowing… Continue reading Genes in wheat varieties mapped