DNA : the recipe book for all the processes in the plant : all cells have the same generic information

E. Heuvelink, T. Kierkels

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It’s sometimes called a blueprint: DNA, the carrier of genetic information. But the term recipe book covers it better. It explains how the plant can respond to changing conditions. Plant breeders take advantage of natural variations in DNA. Genetic modification can make their job easier.
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)12-13
JournalIn Greenhouses : the international magazine for greenhouse growers
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • dna
  • plant breeding
  • genetic engineering
  • transfer rna
  • messenger rna
  • ribosomes
  • proteins
  • amino acids
  • enzymes
  • mutations

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