The Use of Gene Modification and Advanced Molecular Structure Analyses towards Improving Alfalfa Forage

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Yaogeng Lei; Abdelali Hannoufa; Peiqiang Yu;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences,volume 18,issue 2 (issn: 1422-0067, eissn: 1422-0067)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5343834, doi: 10.3390/ijms18020298
  • Subject: Chemistry | proanthocyanidin and anthocyanins | transcription factors | QD1-999 | lignin | QH301-705.5 | molecular structure | alfalfa | Review | genetic modification | Biology (General)
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | fungi

Abstract: Alfalfa is one of the most important legume forage crops in the world. In spite of its agronomic and nutritive advantages, alfalfa has some limitations in the usage of pasture forage and hay supplement. High rapid degradation of protein in alfalfa poses a risk... View more
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