Doing more with less in the study of plant chemical defense

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 08:00 in Biology & Nature

Current techniques to assess plant chemical defense require large amounts of both time and plant tissue. Researchers have developed a new, high-throughput, cost-effective method that requires only a fraction of the traditional tissue sample weight and makes it possible to investigate multiple compounds at once, look at local vs. systemic responses, and quantify environmental and genetic variation.

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