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360 degrees, 180 seconds: Technique speeds analysis of crop traits


June 18, 2018

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Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have devised a new LiDAR-based approach for automatically and efficiently gathering data about a plant's phenotype: the physical traits that emerge from its genetic code. The approach could allow researchers to better compare crops that have been bred or genetically engineered for specific traits -- ideally those that help produce more food. Full Story

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