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November 25, 2015

Boyce Thompson Institute scientists envision the “Future of Food”

Entretien avec Emmanuel Rougier, Directeur Général Délégué de Vilmorin - "Quand le numéro 3 arrive sur le marché, le numéro 2 ne peut détourner la tête..." (Boursier)

Monsanto CEO confident in long-term growth (Crop Protection News)

 «Wir wollen Nummer eins oder zwei sein» - Die Chefs von Syngenta, Michel Demaré und John Ramsay, wollen die Konsolidierung in der Agrochemie vorantreiben - Geeignete Partner gäbe es (Tages Anzeiger)

Syngenta looking at takeovers, joint ventures, asset sales, says chairman (Reuters)

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

November 24, 2015

One-day symposium at Kew's Millennium Seed Bank - The role of crop diversity and food resilience in a changing climate 

Por que é tão importante combater a pirataria?

It's time for the European Commission to act: mandatory 90-day feeding studies are unnecessary, says EuropaBio

USA - Overhaul of GMO rules to be long, hard slog, USDA says (Bloomberg BNA)

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 23, 2015

GMO food animals should be judged by product, not process, scientists say

Open communication crucial as USDA examines biotech regulatory process

Loss of mastodons aided domestication of pumpkins, squash

Ghana needs plant variety protection law (Peace FM Online)

Big seed producers prepare the ground for merger spree (Irish Independent)

« Vous avez dit sélection génomique ? »

November 22, 2015

Zaadbedrijven bevechten elkaar om kwekersrecht (Boerenbusiness.nl)

November 20, 2015

Grow your own way - Study: Trade may not help a warming planet fight its farming failures

Rondleiding tijdens preimiddag

La domestication des plantes n’aura plus de secret, avec le «Kit Pédagogique Blé» 

New book: Fruits of Eden: David Fairchild and America’s Plant Hunters (Miami Herald)

November 19, 2015

“Green light in the tunnel”: Opinion of the Swedish Board of Agriculture – A CRISPR-Cas9-mutant but not a GMO

Western Australia should embrace GM crop reforms, says Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia

Syngenta ready to play role in sector shake-up (Reuters)

The quest for the perfect vegetable variety (Growing Produce)

Tomatoes taste good because we slowed down their internal clocks - Domestication accidentally created a plant that thrives in long summer days (Ars Technica)

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

November 18, 2015

Neurogastronomy: How our brains perceive the flavor of food - Symposium explores the question: What would happen if scientists could trick the brain into thinking broccoli tastes like chocolate?

Nouvelles spéculations autour de Syngenta (Le Temps)


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