Volume 584 Issue 7819



doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-02285-6

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Genetic drivers of high-rise rice that survives deep floods p.44

Rice in deepwater paddy fields can survive a slow-rising flood by a remarkably rapid elongation of submerged stem sections. Two genes discovered to affect this process could aid targeted improvements in crop height and flood tolerance.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-02059-0