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PLANT BIOMASS YIELD INCREASE BY MODIFIED SWAM1 GENE EXPRESSION

United States Patent Application

20170029838
A1
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Provided herein are plants and methods to increase plant biomass, for example, a transgenic plant, plant cell, plant part or seed, wherein the transgenic plant, plant cell, plant part or seed comprises a heterologous promoter which increases expression of SWAM1, other genes related to SWAM1, or GNRF, as compared to a non-transgenic plant.
Hazen, Samuel P. (Amherst, MA), Handakumbura, Pubudu (Worcester, MA)
15/ 199,714
June 30, 2016
GOVERNMENT GRANT SUPPORT [0002] This invention was made with government support under DE-FG02-08ER64700DE and DE-SC0006641 awarded by the Office of Science, Biological and Environmental Research, Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.