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April 24, 2015

Suzan F1 from Fenix Seeds - When the long shelf life does not affect the quality of the melon

April 23, 2015

Global Forage Seed Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020

Get up, stand up for World Intellectual Property Day - 26 April 2015

April 22, 2015


April 20, 2015

Voices and Views: Why Biotech? (ISAAA)

Thor Hansen's book "The Triumph of Seeds: How grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history" - Our huge debt to tiny marvels (NewScientist)

Healthy soils are the foundation of food production - Global Soil Week opens with emphasis on soils for development

April 16, 2015

ISTA Annual Meeting 2015 - Ordinary General Meeting documents posted

April 15, 2015

Israel - Government launches NIS 100m. fund to help Arava farmers diversify away from peppers (The Jerusalem Post)

Youth Ag-Summit participants selected: 100 young leaders from across the globe to meet in Australia to discuss how to feed a hungry planet
Teilnehmer für Jugend-Agrargipfel ausgewählt: 100 junge Vordenker aus der ganzen Welt werden in Australien die Ernährung einer wachsenden Weltbevölkerung diskutieren

International standard proposed for plant breeders' rights

2050: Water supplies to dwindle in parts of the world, threatening food security and livelihoods - Better policies and more investments needed, including adaptation of agriculture to climate change

April 14, 2015

Biological seed treatment market by type (microbial & botanicals), crop type (cereals & grains, oilseeds & pulses, fruit & vegetables) and region - Global trends and forecast to 2019 

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 

Global Seeds Market Report: 2015 Edition

Expo Milano 2015: European Commission launches scientific debate on how to feed the planet
Expo Milano 2015: Den Planeten ernähren – Europäische Kommission eröffnet wissenschaftliche Debatte
Expo Milano 2015: la Commissione europea promuove il dibattito scientifico su come nutrire il pianeta

April 12, 2015

Erfurter Saatgut-Produzentin beliefert Vereinigte Arabische Emirate (Ostthüringer Zeitung)

April 8, 2015

Recent research into the global seed treatment market that will be propelled by the expanding global seed market

The next green intellectual property haven: CIOPORA to host 54th Annual General Meeting, held in Hamburg April 27-30

April 7, 2015

Alltech Young Scientist competition narrows down to elite eight

American Vanguard acquires Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.'s European Nemacur insecticide/nematicide business assets

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

Tomatoes for the global market - A fruity success story
Tomaten für den Weltmarkt - Ein fruchtiges Erfolgsmodell

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

Interrelations between plant treaty, UPOV, WIPO, farmers’ rights – Do they equate? (Intellectual Property Watch)

April 2, 2015

Food for thought from this year’s Forum of the Future of Agriculture

April 1, 2015

European Patent Office backs patents on conventional plants: broccoli, tomato cases decided (Intellectual Property Watch)

March 27, 2015

UPOV Council holds its thirty-second extraordinary session

Grape tomato from Hazera Seeds commercialized in Mexico (FreshFruitPortal)








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