Designer Tannins: Using Genetic Engineering to Modify Levels and Structures of Condensed Tannins in Lotus corniculatus

  • Mark P. Robbins
  • Adrian D. Bavage
  • Phillip Morris
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 66)


In terms of the genetic improvement of forage legumes, a number of targets have been identified.1 However, it is interesting to note that when one discusses the modification of chemical composition of these species, condensed tannins have been identified as being of critical importance by a number of independent research groups.


Hairy Root Root Culture Condensed Tannin White Clover Tannin Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark P. Robbins
    • 1
  • Adrian D. Bavage
    • 1
  • Phillip Morris
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Grassland and Environmental ResearchAberystwyth Research CenterAberystwyth, CeredigionUK

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