Duckweed in bloom: the 2nd International Conference on Duckweed Research and Applications heralds the return of a plant model for plant biology
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- Lam, E., Appenroth, K.J., Michael, T. et al. Plant Mol Biol (2014) 84: 737. doi:10.1007/s11103-013-0162-9
More than 50 participants from around the world congregated at Rutgers University for 4 days to discuss the latest advances in duckweed research and applications. Among other developments in the field, exciting new information related to duckweed including genome sequencing, improved genetic transformation, and the identification of a novel plant growth promoting substance from bacteria were reported.