High-Iron Wheat Awaits Approval for Field Trials in the UK- Crop Biotech Update (January 5, 2022) | ISAAA.org

High-Iron Wheat Awaits Approval for Field Trials in the UK- Crop Biotech Update (January 5, 2022) | ISAAA.org
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The world’s most popular banana variety is under threat of extinction — and genetic engineering solutions are blocked. Here are alternatives. – Genetic Literacy Project

Since the 1990s a new strain of the fungus TR1 (or panama disease), which wiped out the Gros Michel banana in the 1950s, has threatened to destroy the
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Popular Pearl Millet Hybrid Improved through Genomics-Assisted Breeding- Crop Biotech Update (December 1, 2021) | ISAAA.org

Popular Pearl Millet Hybrid Improved through Genomics-Assisted Breeding- Crop Biotech Update (December 1, 2021) | ISAAA.org
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Battle royale in Europe over agricultural genetics – Genetic Literacy Project

In an op-ed published in October, French Agriculture Minister Julien Denormandie said it is now necessary to launch the “third agricultural revolution”
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European science academies issue joint report outlining regulatory path to breaking gene editing impasse – Genetic Literacy Project

The new ALLEA report “Genome Editing for Crop Improvement” presents the state of the art of scientific evidence in the field and explores paths to
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Bipartisan US House members voice support for streamlining agricultural biotechnology regulations – Genetic Literacy Project

Streamlined regulations, enforcement of trade agreements, and increased funding for university research are all needed to advance innovation in
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‘This a crop that not only does not exist in the wild, but could not exist in the wild’: Modern corn is humanity’s creation, for mostly better and some worse – Genetic Literacy Project

While the 1,500 miles of America’s corn belt might mislead you into thinking corn is a wild crop, it was actually created roughly 9,000 years ago through
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