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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

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)

July 4, 2014

Interview with Dr Diana Rigola and Dr Jeroen Stuurman, Keygene NV - Accelerating the breeding of new plant varieties

KeyGene and the green gene revolution

July 3, 2014

Global food shortage? How advanced breeding could domesticate 50,000 wild but edible plant (Genetic Literacy Project)

June 25, 2014

Texas A&M Plant Breeding Bulletin, June 2014

Investment necessary to push wheat yields (Southwest Farm Press)

June 24, 2014

New crop breeding technologies discussed

United Kingdom - New crop research could open the door to better performing feed barley (Feed Navigator)

June 17, 2014

Breeding crops for drought tolerance tricky (AgAlert)

Deutschland - Experten diskutieren Wert von Pflanzenzüchtung - Starker Sortenschutz, neutrales Sortenprüfwesen und mehr Forschung entscheidend für die Zukunft der Pflanzenzüchtung in Deutschland

June 16, 2014

Cornell University testing New York-friendly barley plant, because beer (Mashable)


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