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Contact: Victor Busov
Michigan Technological University

Early Bud-Break 1 Gene Tells Leaves to Grow

Caption: A researcher performs phenological observations in an activation tagging population field trial in Oregon. The plant that is leafing out while others are not is the original mutant from which the EBB1 gene was identified.

Credit: Steven Strauss, Oregon State University

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