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Rao’s Research Highlighted in Progressive Farmer Article

By Progressive Farmer

An article in the May 2018 issue of Progressive Farmer details how scientists, including Iowa State’s Guru Rao, are studying how roots help produce higher yields and better crops. Rao is associate vice president for research and professor of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology. Rao and his research team have collaborated with scientists worldwide on the discovery of a protein that regulates formative cell division in the Arabidopsis root, a plant frequently used for research.