Corn With Different FASCIATED EAR2 Gene Expressions. Click image for more info.

When the FEA2 gene is missing (left), ear is deformed, featuring 30 irregular rows of kernels. Ears of plants with “weak” variants of the gene are of normal length and have straight rows of kernels — more of both in the ear (left) with a comparatively weaker version of the gene.

Image Credit: Jackson – Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

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