Researchers find lettuce gene key to hot-weather germination

The Grower

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A group of researchers have identified a gene and the related enzyme responsible for halting lettuce germination during hot weather.

The discovery could lead to year-round lettuce production, according to a news release.

The study included researchers from the University of California, Davis, Arcadia Biosciences and Archarya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University in India.

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