Israeli scientists develop a tomato that fights degenerative eye diseases

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem reported that a team of Israeli scientists has developed Xanthoma, a new tomato variety that can help fight degenerative eye diseases.
This new tomato is…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9233060/israeli-scientists-develop-a-tomato-that-fights-degenerative-eye-diseases/

Outlook into the future regulatory landscape for genome editing – SAIFood

Genome editing offers a real promise for future agriculture thanks to new breeding techniques (NBTs) that are evolving technology targeting changes in plant genetic material.
— Read on saifood.ca/regulatory-new-breeding-techniques/

Gene editing could yield tastier blackberries and raspberries with longer shelf life | Genetic Literacy Project

Like your berries? Pairwise …. is working to put more options on supermarket shelves. It has partnered with California-based Plant Sciences, Inc. (PSI),
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/04/17/gene-editing-could-yield-tastier-blackberries-and-raspberries-with-longer-shelf-life/

Viewpoint: How consumer fear and misguided regulation limit the progress of crop biotechnology | Genetic Literacy Project

There is a profound disconnect between the modern science of crop improvement and the farmer.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/04/14/viewpoint-how-consumer-fear-misguided-regulation-limit-the-progress-of-crop-biotechnology/

‘Climate-resilient’ wheat may provide sustainable fiber source, promote gut health | Genetic Literacy Project

Some new crop varieties are bred to be more nutritious. Others are more resilient, bred to tolerate harsher environmental conditions. In a new study,
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/04/16/climate-resilient-wheat-may-provide-sustainable-fiber-source-promote-gut-health/

‘Unforgiving math’: Why intensive agriculture is needed to fight climate change and feed 10 billion people | Genetic Literacy Project

There is an unforgiving math at the interface of agriculture and the environment.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/04/03/unforgiving-math-why-intensive-agriculture-is-needed-to-fight-climate-change-and-feed-10-billion-people/

Viewpoint: GMOs offer protection against diseases, including cancer, by shielding us from dangerous aflatoxins | Genetic Literacy Project

How European irony became an African tragedy.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/03/11/viewpoint-gmos-offer-protection-against-diseases-including-cancer-by-shielding-us-from-dangerous-aflatoxins/

Two Gene-Edited Traits for Rice to Increase Productivity for Rice Farmers- Crop Biotech Update (February 19, 2020) | ISAAA.org

Two Gene-Edited Traits for Rice to Increase Productivity for Rice Farmers- Crop Biotech Update (February 19, 2020) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp