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January 28, 2016

Proposal for the assessment of new methods in plant breeding - International group of scientists calls for common sense in the application of high-precision genome-editing methods
Vorschlag zur Einstufung neuer Methoden in der Pflanzenzucht - Internationale Gruppe von Wissenschaftlern appelliert, neue gentechnische Züchtungsmethoden sinnvoll zu nutzen

January 6, 2016

Does the current plant patent system restrict innovation and hurt small breeders? (Genetic Literacy Project)

Wheat genome sequencing gets major boost - A high quality bread wheat reference sequence will be available in less than two years

January 5, 2016

What a 'CERN' for agricultural science could look like 

January 4, 2016

La tecnología CRISPR es usada eficazmente para editar genes específicos de plantas 

Phenotyping workshop at PAG XXIV - Do we really need digital plant phenotyping?

December 10, 2015

Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) releases new edition of "Plant breeding techniques. An assessment for organic farming"

December 3, 2015

Current Legal Issues in Intellectual Property Rights and Protection for Crop Plants (Crop Science)

Will breakthroughs in genetic technology make genetic engineered crops more palatable? (Lexicology)

Agriculture: A new breed of edits - Genome editing allows much smaller changes to be made to DNA compared with conventional genetic engineering. In terms of agriculture, this might win over public and regulator opinion (Nature)

December 1, 2015

Monsanto takes action to fight climate change with carbon neutral crop production program - Company states that crops can be grown to mitigate climate change; commits to carbon neutral footprint across its operations by 2021 (EN/IT/NL/ES/FR/DE)

November 22, 2015

CRISPR: cutting edge tech for plant breeders (The Western Producer)

November 16, 2015

Clone of magic wheat disease-resistance gene sheds light on new defense mechanism

November 10, 2015

Building better rice (World Grain)

November 4, 2015

New paths ahead for agricultural research (by CIMMYT Director General Martin Kropff)

Do we really need automated plant phenotyping?

International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium is producing new tools for wheat breeders

October 28, 2015

Inscrições abertas para a 6ª Conferência Mundial de Pesquisa do Algodão

October 26, 2015

CRISPR may redefine what it means to be GMO

October 23, 2015

New GMO techniques may circumvent regulation, but not fears (MIT Technology Review)

October 18, 2015

Scientists to gather for multi-state Rice Technical Working Group meeting in Galveston, Texas

October 14, 2015

Congresso Internacional do Trigo começa no próximo domingo (Cultivar)

October 9, 2015

First global food and agriculture plant genetics data library gets go-ahead - New gateway provides vital information on global seed pool to develop shock-resistant varieties

October 7, 2015

Genetic makeup of thousands of rice varieties placed in global seed data pool - Information provided to international treaty to help develop more sustainable crops

October 5, 2015

Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award winners reflect “diversity and talent”

September 25, 2015

Value of CGIAR wheat estimated at up to $3.8 billion a year, research shows

September 21, 2015

Impacts of international wheat improvement research: 1994 - 2014

September 15, 2015

The genetic innovation that kept the world from starving (no, it’s not GMOs) (Genetic Literacy Project)

September 14, 2015

Cartagena acoge el V Simposio Internacional sobre Cucurbitáceas (Interempresas)

September 11, 2015

Agricultural biodiversity - Banks for bean counters - The wild ancestors of the world’s most important crops could help avert devastating problems. But time is running out to collect them (The Economist)








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