Early Bud-Break 1 Gene Tells Leaves to Grow (image) Michigan Technological University Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.