Plant biology: Rapid recovery boosts plant yields

Plant biology: Rapid recovery boosts plant yields

Nature 539, 7630 (2016). doi:10.1038/539470c

In strong sunlight, plants give off excess energy as heat to prevent damage, but when the light dims they are slow to switch off this process, reducing photosynthesis. Now researchers have shown that increasing the pace at which plants resume full photosynthesis can boost their

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