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Enhancing photosynthesis

Headline research projects for this theme:

Regulatory cis-elements (duons) code for amino acids and the spatial patterning of gene expression associated with the C4 leaf. Lead: Julian Hibberd

Engineering non-photochemical quenching to increase responsiveness to changing light intensity increases crop productivity. Lead: Wanne Kromdijk

Exploring the molecular and mechanistic basis to carbon concentrating mechanisms (C4, algal CCM) for increasing plant productivity and global food security. Leads: Julian Hibberd, Howard Griffiths, Gita Yadav.

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