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Scientists Increase Crop Production By 47%

Scientists have found a way to increase crop production by up to 47% by speeding up a process in plant ...
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Biodegradable Crop Protection Product Research Paper Published

A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has developed an alternative to traditional pesticides - a biodegradable agent ...
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A Fish Out Of (Fresh)water: GMO Salmon Making Ground In Indiana

The first genetically-modified animal for human consumption could be arriving in grocery stores across the United States as early as ...
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GMO Cotton Approved for Plantations

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has approved the cultivation of Genetically Modified Cotton in Ethiopia. Undergoing two ...
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Scientists Develop Early Flowering Transgenic Mustard

Researchers at Delhi-based TERI School of Advanced Studies have developed an early flowering transgenic variety of mustard ...
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Using Plants to Produce Dengue Vaccine

DENGUE fever, a disease that infects almost 400 million people worldwide every year, is Malaysia’s most prevalent infectious disease. Carried ...
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Alibaba Launches AI-backed Agricultural Tool to Boost Income for China’s Farmers

Raising the income of China’s farmers and well-being in rural communities remains a priority for the government. China’s largest e-commerce ...
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Smart Tech to Help PHL Achieve Sustainable Agri Goals

The Philippines is hoping to modernize and strengthen its agriculture sector, with both the state and private companies promoting the ...
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Making Healthy, Cheap Animal Feeds

Copra meal is often considered a waste. But to Dr. Laura Pham, a chemist and food scientist, copra meal is ...
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Will Gene Editing and Other New Breeding Techniques Provide a ‘Second Chance’ for Worldwide Embrace of Genetically Engineered Crops?

Responding to attacks from the anti-GMO movement,” an exasperated geneticist once said to me, “is like trying to stuff a ...
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Genetically Modified Pigs Could Cut Carbon Footprint of Pork, Study Suggests

According to research carried out in China, the genetic modification of pigs to help them digest their nutrients could help ...
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GMO Potato can Reduce Fungicide Use by 90 Percent

Researchers in Ireland and the Netherlands have discovered that a genetically engineered potato carrying a blight resistance gene could help ...
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USDA’s Hands-off Approach to Gene-edited Crops Could Revolutionize Research and Development

The US Department of Agriculture’s recent decision to stay out of the business of regulating gene-edited crops could be a ...
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Farmers Await Lifting of Ban on GMO Cotton

Higher cotton yields would help Kenya access more of the US market ...
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The Future of Genetically Modified Crops in India

Intellectual property rights in relation to plant varieties, including transgenic varieties, are the subject matter of protection under the provisions ...
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Monsanto Warns vs Illegal Bt Corn

Monsanto Philippines asked the government to address the proliferation of illegal Bt corn seeds and prevent damage to farmers and ...
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Golden Rice Bags International Food Safety Nod

The controversial Golden Rice, which is still being pushed in the Philippines, got a positive evaluation from the United States ...
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CRISPR-Edited Rice Plants Produce Major Boost in Grain Yield

A team of scientists from Purdue University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop ...
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Rebooting Food: Finding New Ways to Feed the Future

Banana trees that fit in a test tube. Burgers made without a cow in sight. Fish farmed in the desert ...
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GM a powerful farm tool but address safety, other concerns first: Panel

Genetic engineering is a powerful tool for developing future crops but before it is used for food, questions on its ...
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