Kristen Iversen was raised near the Rocky Flats facility in Colorado, at a time when few workers at the plutonium trigger plant
knew exactly what it produced.
Deserting the fickle kangaroo paw, Dixon's team switched to two other Australian wild-flower species, a cottontail and the queen trigger plant
, and an old commercial variety of lettuce called Grand Rapids.
DRB-produced toxins trigger plant
cells to produce excessive hormones that keep seeds from germinating, or they damage the plants by putting life processes in overdrive, Kremer says.
Our research seems to indicate that we can trigger plant
cells to increase their fat stores," said Newell-Rogers.
Certain proteins, encoded by a group of genes called cyclin, trigger plant
Senesco's technology controls and limits the senescence by modulating the signals that trigger plant
Exposure to cold for more than a week can trigger plants
to bolt and produce seeds.