Small Genetic Differences Turn Plants into Better Teams

Diverse communities of plants and animals typically perform better than monocultures. However, the mechanisms that are responsible for this have so far been a mystery to science. Biologists at the University of Zurich have now been able to identify the genetic cause of these effects. Their findings might help to improve crop yield. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)