By Michael Terrazas
CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing in Lizards Through Microinjection of Unfertilized Oocytes
Technique using plant's own DNA could produce crops that are more resistant to drought and disease
Plants produce an outstanding diversity of chemicals to ward off insects and other herbivores intent on consuming them.
For centuries, people have used these plant chemicals to season food, create fragrances, or as healing medicine.
Project will sequence genetic diversity of world’s largest cash crop