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December 19, 2014


Different biotech regulations will create barriers to research (The Western Producer)


December 17, 2014


Kenya - 23 botanists graduate from the African Plant Breeding Academy (AllAfrica)


December 16, 2014


Plant breeders build capacity to resuscitate African orphan crops (EnviroNews)


December 11, 2014


The question ‘why have yields plateaued?’ was tackled at the Hutchinson’s winter technical conference (Farmers Guardian)


Cotton Association of Zambia says there is need to invest in research and development of cotton seed varieties that adapt to the environment in light of climate change (Daily Mail)


December 10, 2014


Scientists seal agreement to boost adaptability of wheat to climate change - Delegates detail strategy for protecting stapel food crop from environmental shocks


Globale Initiative will Anpassung des Weizens an den Klimawandel vorantreiben - Züchtungsforscher des Julius Kühn-Instituts bringen ihre Kompetenzen zur Trockenstressforschung ein 


December 7, 2014


‘Designer strains’ of cannabis could cure more ills - An Israeli crop developer aims at maximizing marijuana’s medical benefits while reducing its high (The Times of Israel)


December 6, 2014


Nine seed breeders you should know (letUMeat)


December 2, 2014


Genetic research could offer alternatives to GMO crops, says Limagrain President Jean-Yves Foucault  (Reuters)


Photosynthesis is the new frontier for a world facing a food shortage (ABC)


November 29, 2014


Genetic use restriction technologies (GURTs): good for seed companies and bad for farmers? (ISB News Report)


November 27, 2014


Canada - A short history of durum wheat breeding - As private companies step up cereal breeding investments, 
Andrea Hilderman reviews our public breeding triumphs (Grainews)


Florida farms bursting with innovation (Tampa Bay Times)


November 25, 2014


Washington State farmer Nash Huber explains how his plant breeding partnership with the Organic Seed Alliance allows him to adapt his crops to his organic farm and regional conditions


November 23, 2014


Plant geneticist Howard-Yana Shapiro breaks 200 mph while keeping up with fast-moving genetics field (The Sacramento Bee)


November 20, 2014


University of Arizona's rice symposium tackles the 'people question'


November 19, 2014


Fortschritt der Pflanzenzüchter ist Wettlauf mit dem Anstieg der Weltbevölkerung


Scientists, farmers, and chefs are developing new varieties of produce from heirloom seeds. It will make life better for organic farmers—and yummier for everyone else (Take Part)


November 18, 2014


Linux for lettuce - Revolutionizing American agribusiness from the ground up, one seed at a time (VQR)


November 17, 2014


Maize opportunities and challenges for Asia


Enhancing the nutritional quality of maize


The development of hybrid corn in the US (Farm & Ranch)


November 14, 2014


Plant breeder annoyed GM given credit for yield hikes (The Western Producer)


November 13, 2014


Research on climate-resilient wheat keeps Green Revolution on track - CIMMYT's adaptation research emphasizes sustainable productivity


Food security successes earn "Sultan of Wheat" the World Food Prize - Varieties developed by Sanjaya Rajaram feed 1 billion people


November 8, 2014


You can’t have one without the other: farmers need plant breeders to keep developing new varieties and breeders need farmers to buy their seed (Grainews)


November 7, 2014


Francisco García Olmedo: “La biotecnología vegetal no es algo que funcione separado de la mejora genética clásica”


November 4, 2014


Offener Brief an die "Entscheidungsträger in Europa" - Führende Pflanzenforscher fordern mehr politische Akzeptanz für GVO in Europa


November 3, 2014


Feeding the world: profile of a World Food Prize winner Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram


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