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Desiccation Tolerance: Can Mosses Help Feed And Fuel The World
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Linda Weinland
Edison College

Paul Mangum
Midland College


Possible Audiences:

High School Biology and Freshman College Biology  


Brief Overview:

A description of our attempt to study the phylogeny of desiccation tolerant genes.  


Future Directions:

Watch for reports of rehydrin genes in plant genomes. Watch for reports on the production of drought tolerant crop plants using the rehydrin genes.  



- Desiccation Tolerance Poster1.doc