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Title: Method to improve drought tolerance in plants

Abstract

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.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of California, Oakland, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1174541
Patent Number(s):
6635803
Application Number:
09/567,730
Assignee:
Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12N - MICROORGANISMS OR ENZYMES
DOE Contract Number:  
FG03-94-ER20148
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Schroeder, Julian I., and Kwak, June Myoung. Method to improve drought tolerance in plants. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
Schroeder, Julian I., & Kwak, June Myoung. Method to improve drought tolerance in plants. United States.
Schroeder, Julian I., and Kwak, June Myoung. Tue . "Method to improve drought tolerance in plants". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1174541.
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place = {United States},
year = {2003},
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