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April 15, 2015


Plant Breeding Matters, Spring 2015 issue (British Society of Plant Breeders)


April 11, 2015


Not all GMO plants are created equally: it’s the trait, not the method, that’s important (The Conversation)


March 17, 2015


Plant breeding helps farmers have better harvests


March 12, 2015


Breeding for dry climates: some plants like it hot (Deutsche Welle)


March 10, 2015


Plant breeding basics - Plant breeding is a key driver of crop agriculture, but it’s even more complex than might first appear (Country Guide)


February 9, 2015


Innovation, what’s that all about?


February 4, 2015


Broadening the conversation


January 14, 2015


„Herausforderung Pflanzenzüchtung: mehr von weniger! - Pflanzenzüchter sind wieder Partner des ErlebnisBauernhofes auf der Internationale Grünen Woche 2015


January 13, 2015


Dynamische Genveränderungen in Pflanzen: Ganz natürlich und ohne Gentechnik (Gute Gene Schlechte Gene)


January 12, 2015


New plant breeders trained to transform 'orphan' crops (SciDev.Net)


January 11, 2015


Plant breeding helps farmers have better harvests


January 9, 2015


Une originalité française : quand les fonds privés financent des programmes mutualisés de recherche 


January 6, 2015


By ‘editing’ plant genes, companies avoid regulation (The New York Times)


January 1, 2015


Public plant breeding vital to future of industry - Key area of research for the plant agriculture department at the University of Guelph (Farms.com)


December 31, 2014


Why these graduates are primed to reduce world hunger - The students specialized in plant breeding, aiming to introduce overlooked crops to African communities in need (takepart)


December 23, 2014


"This crop is not an orphan anymore: it now has a home" - The African Plant Breeding Academy (AfPBA) graduates first class of plant breeders


Louisiana State University plant breeder looks for the “perfect” soybean 


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 10, 2014


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


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)


November 17, 2014


Maize opportunities and challenges for Asia


November 13, 2014


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 3, 2014


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


October 28, 2014


United Kingdom - Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) publishes a position statement on new and emerging techniques for crop improvement


October 18, 2014


Bayer CropScience’s Head of Trait Research, Dr. Catherine Feuillet, speaks at the 2014 Borlaug Dialogue


September 30, 2014


Kenyan leaders urge seed breeders to develop more varieties and keep multiplying


September 23, 2014


Heralding the dawn of a new era in rice improvement (BusinessMirror)


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