Superfund Research Program
Method to Improve Drought Tolerance in Plants
Patent Status: Expired
Authors: Schroeder, J.I., J.M. Kwak
A method to increase drought resistance in plants is provided. The method comprises inhibiting or disabling inward-rectifying K.sup.+ (K.sup.+.sub.in) channels in the stomatal guard cells of the plant.
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