Can CRISPR gene edited seeds be grown organically? Organic farmers and advocates are split – Genetic Literacy Project

The International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements (IFOAM) said, in a paper, that “new genetic engineering technologies… are not compatible
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Less Browning and Lower Acrylamide Levels Achieved in Potatoes Thanks to CRISPR- Crop Biotech Update (January 26, 2022) | ISAAA.org

Less Browning and Lower Acrylamide Levels Achieved in Potatoes Thanks to CRISPR- Crop Biotech Update (January 26, 2022) | ISAAA.org
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World’s first CRISPR-edited sugarcane developed in Brazil – Future Farming

Scientists from Embrapa Agroenergia in Brazil have developed the first sugarcane varieties edited using CRISPR gene editing technology. The edited
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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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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
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/01/14/viewpoint-obsolete-regulations-block-using-crispr-to-develop-safer-potatoes-healthier-tomatoes-and-climate-resistant-crops/

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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First CRISPR food hits market: Sicilian Rouge tomato with blood pressure-lowering GABA available in Japan – Genetic Literacy Project

Genome-edited food made with CRISPR–Cas9 technology is being sold on the open market for the first time. Since September, the Sicilian Rouge tomatoes,
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