home news forum careers events suppliers solutions markets expos directories catalogs resources advertise contacts
Main forum page

Forum sources  
All Africa Asia/Pacific Europe Latin America Middle East North America


February 5, 2016

Se plantea utilizar técnicas de intensificación ecológica que intenten restaurar los balances ecológicos - En la variedad de polinizadores está el rendimiento de cultivos (Interempresas)

Commentary: Trusting the Chinese government (Ag Professional)

Monsanto and BASF may reap more from partnership after Syngenta sale (Reuters)

Maroc - Le rôle des femmes semencières dans la sécurité alimentaire (Libération)

February 4, 2016

India may decide on GM food as China makes big leap with Syngenta buy (Reuters)

ChemChina's Syngenta swoop: a 12-year crush, a 12-month courtship (Reuters)

Agricultural research needs to be a priority, writes USDA/NIFA Director

ChemChina seen facing U.S. security hurdle to win Syngenta (Bloomberg/The Washington Post)

ChemChina’s Syngenta bid is prickly for Monsanto (Reuters)

Industrialist turned dealmaker, ChemChina's Ren thinks big with Syngenta (Reuters)

ChemChina-Syngenta: why this round of ag-chem industry consolidation worries me (Forbes)

February 3, 2016

Interview with CIMMYT Director General Martin Kropff in Pakistan

Monsanto: "We support GMO labeling" (Fox Business)

February 2, 2016

Resilient seeds - Nurturing the future of agriculture

Burkina Faso's reversal on genetically modified cotton and the implications for Africa (African Affairs)

January 31, 2016

2016 to be celebrated as the International Year of Pulses

In Australia: victory for GE crop farmer, GE flies on trial, and defeat for gene patents

January 29, 2016

Picking the brain of IRRI collaborating scientist Michael Purugganan

January 28, 2016

More work still needed on EU biotech approvals timeline, says the American Soybean Association

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

Africa needs a Green Revolution in rice, says expert 

India needs home-grown GM food to stop starvation (Nature)

January 27, 2016

A proposed regulatory framework for genome-edited crops (Nature Genetics)

January 26, 2016

From East Asia to South Asia, via Mexico: how one gene changed the course of history

Canada - Building a farmer-centered movement for seed biodiversity (The Daily Meal)

European organic and biotech industries clash over plant breeding techniques (FoodNavigator)

January 25, 2016

Die letzten Geheimnisse der Ähren - Forscher am Leibniz-Institut in Gatersleben sind auf der Suche nach der perfekten Getreidepflanze (Volksstimme)

January 24, 2016

Patent laws produce security for plant breeders (PostBulletin)

Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association urges government to approve Cotton Seed Act and Breeders Proprietary Rights Act (Business Recorder)

Ontario, Canada bean breeder Dr. K. Peter Pauls pushes seed sector (The Western Producer)


SeedQuest does not necessarily endorse the factual analyses and opinions
presented on this Forum, nor can it verify their validity.



The Triumph of Seeds

How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History

By Thor Hanson 

Basic Books




The History and Science of Plant Breeding

Noel Kingsbury
The University of Chicago Press







1997-2009 archive
of the FORUM section


Copyright @ 1992-2016 SeedQuest - All rights reserved