Hornwort Closeup (image) Boyce Thompson Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Researchers sequenced the genomes of three hornworts, including this Anthoceros agrestis. These ancient plants hold evolutionary secrets that could help crops grow more efficiently with less fertilizer. Credit Image credit: Eftychis Frangedakis Usage Restrictions Must give proper credit 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.