TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2014, 68, abstr. 87
Increased endogenous potassium-enhanced nicotine accumulation and sugar decomposition in flue-cured tobacco leaves
Molecular Genetics Key Laboratory of China Tobacco, Guizhou Academy of Tobacco Sciences, Guiyang P.R.China
In order to increase endogenous potassium levels in tobacco leaves, an expression vector was constructed for the HAK1 gene (putative high-affinity potassium transporter) of Nicotiana tabacum driven by the rbcS gene promoter. HAK1-overexpressing...