Environmental Topic: 3

I thought this was a very interesting topic because I am interested in hunger issues. Its interesting that they have choses to alter the plants and not buying additives in the soil “We successfully repurposed an agrochemical for a new application by genetically engineering a plant receptor – something that has not been done before,” said Cutler. PLANTS 

  • During times of stress plants produce (ABA) which causes plants to take up less water and supresses growth.
  • ABA  could be added to plants to suppress them intentionally in times of drought
  • Trying to create synthetic ABA
  • They have shown plants respond to mandipropamid as if it were ABA.

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