Plant nutrition: Rooting for more phosphorus
The identification of an enzyme in rice that confers improved plant yields on phosphorus-deficient soils could open up new avenues for generating nutrient-efficient crops that can thrive on marginally fertile soils.
Kochian, L.V. Plant nutrition: Rooting for more phosphorus. Nature (2012) 488 (7412) 466-467. [DOI: 10.1038/488466a]