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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 22, 2015

Going further down the path to bolster Africa’s maize sector - Passing the baton from DTMA to DTMASS – seed companies in the driving seat to assure delivery to farmers  

December 20, 2015

Grant will expand mission of Iowa State University plant breeding outreach in Africa

December 18, 2015

La République de Corée Sud appuie le Sénégal dans le domaine de l’amélioration des semences (APS)

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 27, 2015

Accelerating improved variety multiplication (The Ethiopian Herald)

November 23, 2015

East Africa - Researchers develop beans that cook in 15 minutes (Daily Monitor)

November 22, 2015

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

November 18, 2015

Nigeria - Importance of plant breeding in food production (The News)

November 16, 2015

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

November 13, 2015

DuPont Pioneer teams ip with Agropolis Fondation and Heartland Global to host sorghum and millet summit - Millet and sorghum are vital staple crops for diets, farming systems and farmer profits in Africa

November 11, 2015

New project on maize lethal necrosis (MLN) to curb the spread of the disease

November 10, 2015

Kenya develops virus resistant seed in war on deadly maize disease (Business Daily)

Building better rice (World Grain)

November 5, 2015

Training the next generation of rust researchers to combat stem rust race Ug99

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

CIMMYT empowers a new generation of maize breeders in Zambia

October 26, 2015

CRISPR may redefine what it means to be GMO








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