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May 29, 2015

ISB News Report, May 2015

Sauver la richesse génétique tunisienne…

Hybrid wheat is serious, growing focus for Syngenta AgriPro (Prairie Farmer)

Las hortalizas necesitan otra gran revolución en control biológico (HortoInfo)

Hungry for Change – Why does chronic hunger still exist in 2015?
Encore la faim – Pourquoi la faim chronique existe-t-elle encore en 2015?

CNRS Editions publie un ouvrage de référence : « L’alimentation à découvert »

El futuro de las hortalizas pasa por una interprofesional europea (HortoInfo)

EU Food and Feed Chain Coalition - Position paper for a functioning evidence-based EU policy on GMOs

EuropaBio position on proposal for imports of GM food and feed

Food or fuel? How about both?

Sonderveröffentlichung in "Nature" würdigt weltweite Bedeutung von Bienen als Bestäuber

Feasibility of new breeding techniques for organic farming (Trends in Plant Science)

A proposal to modify plants gives G.M.O. debate new life (The New York Times)

May 28, 2015

Brasil - Mercado ilegal de sementes forrageiras: perda para toda a cadeia

The first genetically modified organism is 8,000 years old - Scientists find that bacteria modified DNA in sweet potatoes millennia ago (Smithsonian)

OMGs en la Unión Europea: lo que dicen y lo que hacen los Estados miembros (Fundacion Antama)

“Bug Fighters: A History of Dow AgroSciences, 1897-2007” - E.N. “Ned” Brandt's book describes the war on bugs (Midland Daily News)

The last thing Africa needs to be debating is GMOs (The Washington Post)

May 27, 2015

What you should know about neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments (agriculture.com)

Will Hungary be the first EU country to ban GMOs? (The Christian Science Monitor)

Bundesforschungsministerin Johanna Wanka macht sich für Grüne Gentechnik stark (biotechnologie.de)

Ökologie: Lasst Glyphosat in Ruhe! (Novo Argumente)

Deutsche Landwirtschaft gut aufgestellt

May 26, 2015

China - Young men in their agricultural careers

A worldwide network of seed information is taking root (SciDev.Net)

May 25, 2015

Cultivar hortalizas sobre el mar es ya una realidad (Horto Info)

Seed expert Rick Falconer well-rooted in Salinas, California (The Californian)

May 24, 2015

Modernity and traditions are the “keys” to take advantage of business opportunities in Japan

Consolidation in seed industry could pressure DuPont Pioneer (USA Today)

Crop biotechnology benefits both farmers and the environment


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