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February 9, 2016

Tiny bugs tackle big crop disease problems

January 28, 2016

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

New method for testing salinity tolerance in cereals

January 13, 2016

Digitisation: the next revolution in agriculture

HKU discovers a new plant growth technology that may alleviate climate change and food shortage

January 4, 2016

La tecnología CRISPR es usada eficazmente para editar genes específicos de plantas 

Phenotyping workshop at PAG XXIV - Do we really need digital plant phenotyping?

December 27, 2015

Drones set to give global farming a makeover (The Guardian)

December 23, 2015

Australia - Vegetable farms could be fully automated by 2025

December 21, 2015

BASF and Sumitomo Chemical explore in vitro system for chemical safety evaluation

December 16, 2015

Calyxt announces research collaboration and licensing agreement for trait development in wheat, rice and corn 

December 3, 2015

Will breakthroughs in genetic technology make genetic engineered crops more palatable? (Lexicology)

Agriculture: A new breed of edits - Genome editing allows much smaller changes to be made to DNA compared with conventional genetic engineering. In terms of agriculture, this might win over public and regulator opinion (Nature)

We have a duty to use my gene-editing technology responsibly - CRISPR gene editing is a cheap, fast and accurate way of doing genetics. Society must now decide how to use it, says co-discoverer Emmanuelle Charpentier (New Scientist)

December 2, 2015

Vice Minister and President of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Li Jiayang emphasizes the importance of innovation in the seed industry at the 2nd International Agriculture Genome Conference

November 23, 2015

The Harrington Seed Destructor: Its role and value in farming systems facing the challenge of herbicide-resistant weeds (ScienceDirect)

November 22, 2015

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

November 19, 2015

Tohoku University scientists have developed a method to produce sweeter, well-growing tomatoes

November 17, 2015

CSIRO maintains key patent for shRNA gene silencing technology after European opposition

Centor Oceania opens new laboratory centred on seed coating polymer development

November 16, 2015

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

November 8, 2015

Central Institute for Cotton Research develops kit to measure nitrogen uptake by plant in seconds (The Times of India)

November 4, 2015

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

Genome edited plants, without DNA - CRISPR-Cas9 RNP technique in plants could be the key to feeding the planet

Australian Plant Phenomics Facility introduces new web application

October 30, 2015

India - Modern seed technology, startups capable of ending pulses' price dilemma (Entrepreneur)

October 28, 2015

Wageningen UR’s Prime Diagnostics obtains TGR BioSciences's CaptSure technology licence for use in immunoassay products for the agricultural sector

October 27, 2015

Big data for development research

October 26, 2015

CRISPR may redefine what it means to be GMO

October 23, 2015

First for South Australia as Harrington Seed Destructor arrives in Port Lincoln to combat weeds (ABC)








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