Team Digs Into Pineapple Genome for Clues to Water-Efficient Photosynthesis | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The pineapple plant's use of a water-conserving form of photosynthesis called crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) appears to have stemmed from changes to genes involved in C3 photosynthesis, according to a new genome sequencing study in Nature Genetics.

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