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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)

World’s largest chickpea experiment on drought resistance under way at the University of Western Australia

August 13, 2014

Statistical model predicts performance of hybrid rice - UC Riverside-led research could revolutionize hybrid breeding in agriculture

August 12, 2014

Montana State University and Extension experts team with wheat growers to combat new pest, a tiny orange midge

Australian agriculture builds on world expertise

August 11, 2014

DuPont Pioneer to open three new research facilities (AG Professional)

August 9, 2014

Potato breeder hits at skin deep beauty (The Scotsman)

August 8, 2014

Paraguay seeks to create special soybean variety for Chaco region (Overseas Agro)

DuPont Pioneer expected to unveil plans for a new soybean research facility in Newark, Delaware (Delaware Online)

DuPont Pioneer breaks ground on new ultra-early maturity corn research facility in Lethbridge, Alberta

August 7, 2014

Wageningen University scientists develop a tomato plant that can grow all night (Los Angeles Times)

A single locus confers tolerance to continuous light and allows substantial yield increase in tomato (Nature Communications)

Syngenta hosts U.S. National Association of Plant Breeders annual meeting

August 6, 2014

Colorado State University receives $1.5 million to develop new crop biofuels

August 5, 2014

Iowa, USA - Farmers and scientists discuss creating a climate resilient response in corn belt crops

August 4, 2014

Plan to improve basmati seed varieties under way (Business Recorder)

August 3, 2014

2Blades grants non-exclusive license to Pepper Research, Inc. for the sequence of the pepper disease resistance gene, bs5

2Blades and Sakata Seed complete non-exclusive license to the sequence of the pepper disease resistance gene, bs5

August 2, 2014

Helium: visualization of large scale plant pedigrees (BMC Bioinformatics)

August 1, 2014

Cinvestav del IPN desarrolla maíz azul rico en vitaminas (Terra)

July 31, 2014

FP Genetics and Paterson Grain partner on Brasetto fall rye

Canadian Government supports new opportunities for Canada's horticulture industry

Maker-assisted breeding will improve peanut varieties (Southwest Farm Press)

July 30, 2014

Kites, balloon collect aerial data for soybean drought tolerance research

Marker-assisted breeding coming to sunflowers (Capital Journal)

July 29, 2014

Embrapa promove a XXXIV Reunião de Pesquisa de Soja

Bayerischen Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft - Feldtag Kartoffelzüchtung für gesunde Sorten

Ten West African students sponsored by AGRA graduate from the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement with a PhD in plant breeding (Vibe Ghana)

Australia - Tackling exotic rust 'blow-ins' (North Queensland Register)

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