November 15, 2018

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    Lateral root initiation and formation in Cucurbita pepo: is auxin a key player?

    In most plant species, initiation of lateral roots occurs above the elongation zone. However, in Cucurbitaceae it takes place in the parental root meristem. Ilina et al. investigate the first cellular events leading to lateral root initiation in Cucurbita pepo roots and the participation of auxin in this process. Fluorescent reporters under control of the […] More