Transgenesis in Forage Crops
We have established genetic transformation systems for a number of important forage species including tall fescue, switchgrass, bermudagrass, zoysiagrass, alfalfa, white clover and Medicago truncatula. The target agronomic traits are forage quality, drought tolerance and phosphate uptake. This chapter summarizes our efforts in improving major forage grasses and legumes by transgenic approaches.
KeywordsWhite Clover Tall Fescue Cinnamyl Alcohol Dehydrogenase Phytase Gene Festuca Arundinacea
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