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September 17, 2014

Cross-bred crops get fit faster - Genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize (Nature)

Beyond plant breeding: agro-ecological solutions for climate-smart agriculture (The Chicago Coucil on Global Affairs)

September 10, 2014

Decade of research and breeding needed before frost-tolerant grain varieties released in Australia (ABC)

September 8, 2014

How wise is it to TRIP over food? (SiNApSE)

September 3, 2014

Dr. Alan Shackelford, Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board for BreedIT interviewed by CEOLIVE.TV

September 1, 2014

Monsanto and Novozymes seek to boost agricultural productivity - Research conducted in 170,000 field trials (KCRG)

August 29, 2014

Breeding and disease resistance in soybeans (Minnesota Farm Guide)

August 28, 2014

Great British bioscience pioneers – Dr Danny Thorogood

August 25, 2014

From apathy to apogee - Hardly anyone believed George Rédei’s research mattered — until it changed everything

August 20, 2014

Breeders Bill to protect local Ghanaian plant breeders

August 14, 2014

Looking forward to genetically edited fruit crops (Trends in Biotechnology)

Genetically 'edited' fruit could soon hit supermarket shelves - The technique, involving 'tweaking' existing genes rather than adding new ones, is likely to be less controversial then GM (The Telegraph)

August 5, 2014

"Traditional crop breeding" isn't nearly as traditional as you think (Vox)

Iowa, USA - Farmers and scientists discuss creating a climate resilient response in corn belt crops

August 4, 2014

Australia - Genetics set to play a bigger role in disease control (The Press and Journal)

July 29, 2014

Can we regulate gene editing without killing it? (Genetic Literacy Project)

Australia - Tackling exotic rust 'blow-ins' (North Queensland Register)

July 25, 2014

ISB News Report, June / July 2014

Ancient varieties and new technology are key to food security

Scientists are urging EU policymakers to adopt a proportionate approach to a potentially revolutionary new plant breeding technology (Farmers Guardian)

July 24, 2014

Renewing the global commitment to crop breeding (Devex)

July 23, 2014

A global strategy for ICARDA's wheat program

July 22, 2014

North Dakota State University plant sciences research team creates documentary on plant breeding (Farm & Ranch Guide)

EU may restrict genome editing of crops, scientists warn (The Hindu)

July 17, 2014

U.S. education provides stepping stone to agricultural advancement in developing countries

July 15, 2014

Breeding “organic ready” corn (OFRF)

This radically faster crossbreeding technique is changing agriculture (Business Insider)

July 11, 2014

From developing GMOs to breeding organic seeds: a scientist makes the switch (Civil Eats)

July 7, 2014

Potato breeding in the Netherlands: a successful participatory model with collaboration between farmers and commercial breeders (Food Security)

July 5, 2014

Fascinating insight into rice breeding in the Philippines (Irish Farmers Journal)


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