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Plant protein may help researchers understand drought resilience

Hollow cells in the xylem have pits that allow water to move from roots to shoots. MAP20 is a protein that helps regulate pit architecture.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

June 29, 2020

By knocking down the concentration of a protein called MAP20 in plant cells, WSU researchers determined cells with less MAP20 are less likely to recover from drought, providing insight into the function of the protein. The research delves into the vascular system of plants, which is relatively unknown...

Guide: Grow your own indoor garden

Certain succulents and indoor plants only need to be watered every two weeks, making them a staple to your space with low maintenance.

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter

May 31, 2020

Space and resources might be limited when it comes to growing an outdoor garden, but this guide will lay out the basics of starting a garden from inside your home.  Carol Kawula, senior instructor for the WSU Department of Horticulture, said many places around Pullman have interior plants for sale. Just 15...

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