“Remarkable breakthrough”: Chinese breeders release TR4-resistant banana variety – FreshFruitPortal.com

“Remarkable breakthrough”: Chinese breeders release TR4-resistant banana variety – FreshFruitPortal.com
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2019/10/03/remarkable-breakthrough-chinese-breeders-release-tr4-resistant-banana-variety/

World’s favorite banana faces extinction. Are GMOs, CRISPR the final hope? | Genetic Literacy Project

The race to engineer the next-generation banana is on. The Colombian government confirmed that a banana-killing fungus has invaded the Americas — the
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/09/25/worlds-favorite-banana-faces-extinction-are-gmos-crispr-the-final-hope/

No ‘meaningful difference’ between GMO golden rice and conventional counterpart, except for boosted beta-carotene levels, study confirms | Genetic Literacy Project

Compositional analyses were performed on samples of rice grain, straw, and derived bran obtained from golden rice event GR2E and near-isogenic control
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/06/19/no-meaningful-difference-between-gmo-golden-rice-and-conventional-counterpart-except-for-boosted-beta-carotene-levels-study-confirms/

CRISPR could save banana, major food source for 500 million people, from deadly disease, climate change | Genetic Literacy Project

CRISPR/Cas9‐based genome editing is offering new hope for protecting a critical food security crop by developing climate-smart banana varieties. Research
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/04/24/crispr-could-save-banana-major-food-source-for-500-million-people-from-deadly-disease-climate-change/

CRISPR could save banana, major food source for 500 million people, from deadly disease, climate change | Genetic Literacy Project

CRISPR/Cas9‐based genome editing is offering new hope for protecting a critical food security crop by developing climate-smart banana varieties. Research
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/04/24/crispr-could-save-banana-major-food-source-for-500-million-people-from-deadly-disease-climate-change/

Analysis: is the global banana industry facing a self-made crisis as devastating plant fungus spreads? – ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Analysis: is the global banana industry facing a self-made crisis as devastating plant fungus spreads? – ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).