Trait Biosciences Inc. is a biotechnology company based out of Los Alamos, NM. In recent news, Trait Biosciences congratulates their Chief Science Officer, Dr. Richard Sayre, and a team of industry scientists at the New Mexico Consortium. This congratulations is for their publication of the article “Fine-tuning the Photosynthetic Light Harvesting Apparatus for Improved Photosynthetic Efficiency and Biomass Yield” in the September 2019 edition of Scientific Reports.
This research, funded by a grant from Bayer Crop Sciences, shows a 40% increase of biomass production in field trials. This is done through fine-tuning the photosynthetic light harvesting apparatus in the plant so it can more efficiently utilize light.
To read more about Trait Biosciences Inc. and this research see the PR Newswire article:
The publication in Scientific Reports can be found here: