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Drought-Inducible Utility Promoters

Executive SummaryMany advances have been made in plant biotechnology regarding pesticide resistance, but little has been done to improve drought resistance. In times of global climate change and more extreme weather conditions, technology to increase drought resistance is much needed to prevent crop shortages that reduce food security, drive up food...
Published: 8/20/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kyung-Hwan Han, Won-Chan Kim, Joo-Yeol Kim, Jae-Heung Ko
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Agriculture, Biotechnology

Xerico Drought Tolerance Gene

IntroductionDrought is a costly natural disaster that causes approximately eight billion dollars in crop losses annually. With a need to provide food, feed, and fuel for nine billion people by 2050, as estimated by the USDA, continuous crop losses due to drought will continue to have a serious impact on food quantities and prices. Additionally, crops,...
Published: 8/18/2023   |   Inventor(s): Jae-Heung Ko, Kyung-Hwan Han
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Agriculture, Biotechnology

Increase Of Cellulose Biosynthesis

IntroductionCellulose is a complex carbohydrate that serves as the basic structural component of plant cell walls. It accounts for roughly one-third of all vegetal matter, making it the most common organic compound on earth. Due to its ubiquitous nature, cellulose and its derivatives are key resources for the agriculture, forestry, textile, and paper...

Utility Promoters for Biomass Feedstock Biotechnology

IntroductionGenetic optimization of biomass is necessary to improve the rates and final yields of sugar release from woody biomass. Areas that would benefit from genetic optimization include growth rate, environmental stress tolerance, yields of easily fermentable polysaccharides, total lignin content, lowering biomass recalcitrance to fermentation,...
Published: 1/11/2024   |   Inventor(s): Kyung-Hwan Han, Jae-Heung Ko
Keywords(s): Biofuel, Biomass, Ethanol, Feedstock, Lignocellulose Category(s): Biotechnology, Chemicals, Energy