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November 26, 2015

Surge in climate change-related disasters poses growing threat to food security - In developing countries the agriculture sector bears much of the economic impact

November 25, 2015

Growing need to revamp national laws governing pesticides - FAO and WHO release updated guidelines for countries on pesticide legislation and labelling

November 24, 2015

Making genetic diversity part of climate change adaptation - FAO issues guidelines on conservation and use of world’s genetic resources for food and agriculture

November 22, 2015

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

November 20, 2015

CIOPORA opens discussion on international licensing platform for ornamentals - First formal meeting to be held 3 December at conference in Baarlo, The Netherlands

November 19, 2015

Phillips McDougall’s Monthly Review - Notable Events in the Crop Protection Industry in October 2015

The Global GM Seed Market - Phillips McDougall releases figures and trends within the global genetically modified seed industry

Evogene officially opens research and development facility in St. Louis, Missouri - Site to support company’s crop protection and U.S. experimental genomics activities 

Mixed message on weed-killer reflects reality of scientific uncertainty (Reuters)

November 18, 2015

Evogene reports third quarter 2015 financial results

November 16, 2015

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

U.S. and world wheat data

November 13, 2015

Jordan - Grain and feed, annual report

FAO international symposium on “The role of agricultural biotechnologies in sustainable food systems and nutrition” in February 2016

November 12, 2015

Azerbaijan intends to ensure development of seed production with support of Israel’s BreedIT Ltd. (ABC)

November 10, 2015

Adama delivers robust volume growth despite difficult market and currency conditions

CIOPORA and the CIOPORA Academy to host Intellectual property workshops, conference in The Netherlands - Events on 2-3 December will provide practical IP knowledge for the entire horticulture supply chain

From butter beans to pigeon peas: UN launches International Year of Pulses - 2016 will promote protein power, health benefits of dried legumes

Building better rice (World Grain)

November 6, 2015

International Seed Testing Association announces Dr. Florina Palada as the new Head of the ISTA Accreditation and Technical Department

International Seed Testing Association announces two new workshops

International Seed Testing Association explain its vision of “uniformity in seed testing” in a new video

November 4, 2015

Empowering women in agriculture

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

ISAAA Pocket K No. 51: Coexistence of Biotech and Non-biotech Crops

Do we really need automated plant phenotyping?

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

Danziger partners with Ball Straathof in Southern Africa (Greenhouse Management)

November 2, 2015

Plants keep one foot on the brakes - Why would plants use a seemingly inefficient method for controlling starch production? 

October 29, 2015

Council of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) holds its forty-ninth ordinary session








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