Simplot genetically engineered potato deregulated by USDA

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is extending deregulation to Simplot’s potato variety developed using genetic engineering.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/04/26/usda-deregulates-simplots-genetically-engineered-potato/

Peach gene discovery may help fruit tolerate climate stress

A research team has identified genes enabling peaches and their wild relatives to tolerate stressful conditions – findings that could help the domesticated peach adapt to climate change.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/04/23/gene-discovery-may-help-peaches-tolerate-climate-stress/

Success of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh Opens Possibility for Two New Eggplant Varieties- Crop Biotech Update (April 21, 2021) | ISAAA.org

Success of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh Opens Possibility for Two New Eggplant Varieties- Crop Biotech Update (April 21, 2021) | ISAAA.org
— Read on www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp

New pigmented orange varieties allow for year-round red orange promotions

BioGold North America, a citrus variety development company, is now licensing growers to plant two new red orange varieties in California.BioGold North America is a part of the BioGold…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9309384/new-pigmented-orange-varieties-allow-for-year-round-red-orange-promotions/

UF/IFAS blueberry variety debuts

As April begins, we enter the Florida blueberry season. Recently, the University of Florida developed and released another tasty blueberry variety.
When Patricio Muñoz developed the newest…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9307788/uf-ifas-blueberry-variety-debuts/

Multiple Statistical Analyses Show Compositional Equivalence of Bt and non-Bt Rice Varieties- Crop Biotech Update (March 17, 2021) | ISAAA.org

Multiple Statistical Analyses Show Compositional Equivalence of Bt and non-Bt Rice Varieties- Crop Biotech Update (March 17, 2021) | ISAAA.org
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New pineapple with pink flesh launched

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. announced the launch of its newest product, the exclusive and luxurious Pinkglow™ Pineapple. The Pinkglow™ Pineapple is a novel pineapple with a pink…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9258249/new-pineapple-with-pink-interior-launched/