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Chronoculture, harnessing the circadian clock to improve crop yield and sustainability

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Science  30 Apr 2021:
Vol. 372, Issue 6541, eabc9141
DOI: 10.1126/science.abc9141

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The daily rhythms of agriculture

Sunlight drives agriculture, and plant circadian rhythms tune the plant's response to daily light-dark cycles. Steed et al. discuss how agricultural productivity might be improved by consideration of how the plant's circadian rhythm alters plant responses to the challenges posed by its environment.

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