Good news for giant pandas: scientists from Kunming in Yunnan province believe they have identified a genetic trigger for bamboo flowering. Photo: Xinhua Good news for giant pandas: scientists from Kunming in Yunnan province believe they have identified a genetic trigger for bamboo flowering. Photo: Xinhua
Good news for giant pandas: scientists from Kunming in Yunnan province believe they have identified a genetic trigger for bamboo flowering. Photo: Xinhua

Gene may help solve great botanical mystery - the flowering and mass die-off bamboo

Gene may explain why bamboo mysteriously flowers en masse - then dies

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Good news for giant pandas: scientists from Kunming in Yunnan province believe they have identified a genetic trigger for bamboo flowering. Photo: Xinhua Good news for giant pandas: scientists from Kunming in Yunnan province believe they have identified a genetic trigger for bamboo flowering. Photo: Xinhua
Good news for giant pandas: scientists from Kunming in Yunnan province believe they have identified a genetic trigger for bamboo flowering. Photo: Xinhua
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