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July 24, 2015

U.S. growers: Monsanto investment in wheat research will spur industry (Capital Press)

July 20, 2015

Una semilla de tomate de tres millones de euros - Eso es lo que cuesta poner en el mercado una nueva variedad, según Antonio Villarroel, secretario general de Anove (ABC Sevilla)

The past, present and urgent future of plant breeding (Press Republican)

Agricultural science is open for innovation - Rothamsted Research, one of the United Kingdom’s most renowned research institutions is starting a small revolution in how scientific discovery helps grow the plants that feed the world

July 17, 2015

Monsanto focuses on early maturing corn (The Western Producer)

July 16, 2015

The researchers behind 'the biggest biotech discovery of the century' found it by accident (Business Insider)

July 7, 2015

Do organic farmers need special seeds and money to breed them? (NPR)

July 6, 2015

La sélection des graminées et légumineuses fourragères - Un travail de patience et de passion, un progrès considérable pour l’élevage

July 3, 2015

Entrevista a Javier Noguera, Pepper Breeder de HM·Clause - “El futuro deber ir encaminado a la obtención de una calidad estable durante todo el ciclo de cultivo” (Interempresas)

June 29, 2015

Meet the wheat and barley research team at Hickey Lab, QAAFI, University of Queensland

June 26, 2015

Pflanzen effizient und nachhaltig nutzen - Bundeslandwirtschaftsministerium und Bundesforschungsministerium stärken Pflanzenforschung in Deutschland

June 24, 2015

The importance of pre-breeders when developing improved crops (Agricultural Research Council)

Open sources provide new freedom (Agri-View)

June 22, 2015

Pflanzenforschung ist Basis für eine ressourceneffiziente Bioökonomie - Neue Förderinitiativen der Bundesregierung sollen die wissenschaftliche Basis in der Pflanzenforschung stärken und den Wissenstransfer in die Wirtschaft sicherstellen

Dr. Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig, a retired geneticist from the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, on the Law of Recurrent Variation (Evolution News)

June 18, 2015

The genetic quest to make strawberries taste great again (Wired)

June 17, 2015

Atomic veggies: the other kind of GMO (Atlas Obscura)

June 15, 2015

agrarKIDS - Der perfekte Roggen

June 12, 2015

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale scientist searches for better bean in biodiesel (Illinois Farmer Today)

Southern Illinois University Carbondale student looks to raise soybean quality for fuel 

June 11, 2015

Tailored traits improve corn crop

June 9, 2015

Plant breeding vital for sustainable agriculture – ADAS study

Report: Review of the objectives of modern plant breeding and their relation to agricultural sustainability (British Society of Plant Breeders)

Plant breeding, the essential platform for sustainable agriculture - The plant breeding industry is a major contributor to more sustainable agriculture and food production (British Society of Plant Breeders)

June 8, 2015

Crop genetic resources may play an increasing role in agricultural adaptation to climate change (Amber Waves)

Genetic engineering helps plants survive in drought (The Sacramento Bee)

June 7, 2015

The quest to engineer the perfect potato - Researchers in the United Kingdom aim for a new commercial potato that resists many of the worst vulnerabilities of potato crops around the world (MIT Technology Review)

June 5, 2015

Top varieties funneled through soybean breeding process (Agri News)

June 4, 2015

Sin in the seed: meeting of the minds to combat maize lethal necrosis - Concerted cross-sectoral action needed to save Africa’s most important staple: maize

June 1, 2015

Seed science blossoms into big business (Arkansas Business)


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