Reducing insecticide use with CRISPR: Gene editing could naturally rollback pesticide resistance evolution in disease-carrying insects – Genetic Literacy Project

Insecticides play a central role in efforts to counter global impacts of mosquito-spread malaria and other diseases, which cause an estimated 750,000
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‘Sweet and mild’: Non-GMO ‘tearless’ onion goes on sale in the UK after decades in development – Genetic Literacy Project

The Sunion onion is perfect for those with sensitive eyes as well as for cooking in the kitchen with children, the supermarket chain Waitrose says. Their
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Are GMOs causing an increase in allergies? – Genetic Literacy Project

The potential for allergies from foods with genetically modified ingredients is no higher than that in any food, including organics. New conventional …
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‘Pesticide’ has become a dirty word. Here’s why most fears are misplaced – Genetic Literacy Project

Chemophobia is rampant. Some environmental groups, organic promoters and sloppy journalists have successfully made many consumers scared of products that
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Discovery Finds Plants Rely on CLASSY Gene Family to Diversify their Epigenomes- Crop Biotech Update (January 19, 2022) | ISAAA.org

Discovery Finds Plants Rely on CLASSY Gene Family to Diversify their Epigenomes- Crop Biotech Update (January 19, 2022) | ISAAA.org
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Gene Discovery to Make Superman Sorghum that Resists Broad Spectrum of Fungi- Crop Biotech Update (January 19, 2022) | ISAAA.org

Gene Discovery to Make Superman Sorghum that Resists Broad Spectrum of Fungi- Crop Biotech Update (January 19, 2022) | ISAAA.org
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CRISPR-based Tool Reverses Insecticide Resistance in Fruit Flies- Crop Biotech Update (January 19, 2022) | ISAAA.org

CRISPR-based Tool Reverses Insecticide Resistance in Fruit Flies- Crop Biotech Update (January 19, 2022) | ISAAA.org
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Viewpoint: Obsolete regulations block using CRISPR to develop safer potatoes, healthier tomatoes and climate resistant crops – Genetic Literacy Project

CRISPR technology is a major technological breakthrough compared to the genome modification technologies that preceded it; developed then published by
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Viewpoint: Obsolete regulations block using CRISPR to develop safer potatoes, healthier tomatoes and climate resistant crops – Genetic Literacy Project

CRISPR technology is a major technological breakthrough compared to the genome modification technologies that preceded it; developed then published by
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CRISPR poised to lead a revolution in managing crop diseases and pests – Genetic Literacy Project

Plant diseases alone cause around 40% of global crop losses, and their emergence and re-emergence have always remained an alarming concern (216). .
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