New genetic details may help roses come up smelling like, well, roses

‘Old Blush’ genes hold secrets to biochemistry of scent and long-lived blooms

heirloom rose called Old Blush

OLD BLUSH  An analysis of rose genes, including of those in this heirloom rose called Old Blush, identifies overlooked ways the plants make some of their sweet-smelling compounds.  

M. Bendahmane

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