Plant cells that enable photosynthesis found to also play a role in plant self defense

(Natural News) Your biology teacher would tell you that chloroplasts are the parts of plant cells that turn sunlight into food via photosynthesis. However, chloroplasts also pull double duty by warning the plant’s nucleus about a pathogenic infection or an environmental stressor, reported a NewsWise article. This insight comes from a collaborative study between the University of Delaware (UD) and…

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