Plant mutation breeding, also called variation breeding, is a method that uses physical radiation or chemical means to induce spontaneous genetic variation in plants to develop new crop varieties. “Mutation” is the source of most genetic variation and the motor of evolution.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/11/09/more-than-3000-plants-including-some-organic-crops-developed-by-mutating-seeds-using-radiation-or-chemicals-heres-an-explainer/
It’s been 30 years since Canada’s regulatory system for plant breeding innovation was last reviewed, but since then, genetically modified organisms (GMO) technology has become an important feature.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/11/08/viewpoint-regulating-the-product-not-the-process-canadas-revised-genetic-engineering-regulations-poised-to-open-the-door-to-crop-innovation/
Next year there will be 10 new cereal offerings for farmers in Western Canada. New varieties of wheat, durum, barley and oats are hitting the market
— Read on www.grainews.ca/features/new-cereal-varieties-for-2023/
This month marks the start of shipments of tomatoes that control high blood pressure, the first gene-edited food to be approved by the Japanese government for distribution and sale.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/11/07/gene-edited-gaba-enhanced-tomatoes-begin-shipping-in-japan/
It’s been 30 years since Canada’s regulatory system for plant breeding innovation was last reviewed, but since then, genetically modified organisms (GMO)
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/11/07/viewpoint-how-reducing-regulatory-costs-will-help-prevent-big-corporations-from-dominating-canadas-gene-editing-field/
FreshFruitPortal.com is an online platform that provides the most important daily news from the global fruit and vegetable industry.
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There’s a shocking revelation out there, and I am at the heart of it. Are you prepared for this? Animal scientists work with animal agriculture. That’s it. That’s the exposé, the conspiracy that so many activists and journalists want to share with you.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/11/01/viewpoint-ny-times-collaborates-with-greenpeace-in-front-page-hit-piece-targeting-professor-working-to-reduce-the-sustainability-footprint-of-animal-agriculture-heres-his/
Farmers across the world are desperate to grow genetically modified crops (GM) in their fields. So much so that in some countries farmers have bypassed existing bans on these crops and even made harvests from them.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/11/04/viewpoint-the-worlds-farmers-are-starting-a-pro-gmo-rebellion-challenging-dubious-and-contradictory-regulatory-regime/