Project: Involvement of gibberellins in the regulation of leaf growth upon drought stress in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana.
- project duration
- 01-OCT-09 – 30-SEP-11
- Drought stress is one of the most important factors limiting crop yield. An important adaptation to drought is leaf growth reduction. This project aims to study the role of gibberellins and DELLAs in this process, including the identification of upstream transcription factors and downstream target genes affecting cell division and/or expansion by growth analysis and molecular characterisation of mutn ants.