Plant Science Research at BASF (image) BASF SE Share Print E-Mail Caption With protein assays, scientists can quantify proteins in plant extracts. Experiments in the protein analytics lab help with the development and characterization of traits. BASF Plant Science develops traits that make plants more resistant to fungal pathogens, tolerant to herbicides or produce higher yields. Credit BASF 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.