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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)

August 31, 2015

Israel busca dar el gran paso para combatir el hambre en el mundo (Radio Jai)

August 26, 2015

Genome Editing/Engineering Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2015 - 2023 (Transparency Market Research)

August 24, 2015

Wheat scientists urge funding boost after UK-U.S. food security report 

July 28, 2015

NRGene maps complete genome of emmer wheat - Development will accelerate global research into crop improvement

July 22, 2015

André Goig joins Phenome Networks' Advisory Board - As next generation plant breeding & genomics informatics gain greater prominence in the seed and food industries, a seed and crop protection industry veteran joins the company

July 14, 2015

Kaiima Bio-Agritech announces appointment of Richard Greubel as CEO, Dr. Doron Gal to continue as President

July 8, 2015

Un investigador israelí mejoró la calidad nutricional de la semilla de sésamo (AJN)

June 29, 2015

Gentechnik: CRISPR verändert alles - Die neue Technologie zum Gene Editing führte zur größten Revolution in der Biologie seit der PCR (Spektrum)

June 10, 2015

CRISPR, the disruptor - A powerful gene-editing technology is the biggest game changer to hit biology since PCR. But with its huge potential come pressing concerns (Nature)

May 25, 2015

Phenome Networks announces its next generation plant breeding management and analytics software

April 13, 2015

Mexico meeting outlines scientific roadmap for increasing wheat yields - Wheat breeders must use broad range of techniques to meet food security needs 

April 6, 2015

Wheat ancestor sequencing could bolster modern harvests (SciDev.Net)

April 5, 2015

Joint Israeli-American ‘precise breeding’ project is working toward extending the shelf-life of petunias, one of the world’s favorite flowers (Israel 21c)

April 3, 2015

Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD) develops non-GMO way to perfect crops (Jspace News)

March 18, 2015

Evogene discloses first collaboration with leading multinational food company for improving crop productivity - Evogene will utilize advanced breeding methods to improve underlying crop  yield for a key branded product

March 10, 2015

NRGene and international researchers team up to map key wheat genome - Hardier varieties are key to securing world food supply

February 25, 2015

Opinion: On Global GMO Regulation - Advances in genome-editing technologies have made modifying crops easier than ever before. They’ve also clouded the already murky realm of genetically modified foods (The Scientist)

Towards social acceptance of plant breeding by genome editing (Trends in Plant Science)

February 9, 2015

Innovation, what’s that all about?

February 6, 2015

UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy by numbers

February 5, 2015

Hazera inaugurates its new R&D center in Berurim, Israel

January 13, 2015

Launch of global ‘big data’ partnership to harness genetic resources for food security








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