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October 18, 2021

Bayer strengthens Australian Agritech sector through industry partnership - Bayer is joining a group of Australian heavy-hitters committed to the next frontier of food and agriculture, announcing a foundation membership with Australian Agritech Association (AusAgritech)

Enhancing sorghum grain yield and nutrition

Innovation fuels China's seed industry (Xinhua)

October 15, 2021

InterGrain's Kingbale, a mid-maturing IMI tolerant oaten hay variety with improved tolerance to soil residual imidazolinone herbicides - potentially available in 2022

“Golden Rice” tastes, smells like regular rice, but more nutritious

Quezon farmers to produce their own hybrid rice seeds

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) in Gazipur and International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)-Bangladesh train government and NGO staff to develop rice seed entrepreneurship among women farmers in Bangladesh

October 14, 2021

India - Bayer CropScience approves sale of traded seeds business relating to cotton, millet, mustard and sorghum crops to Crystal Crop Protection (Indian Chemical News)

ICRISAT to collaborate with bioproducts firm for plant health

New APBREBES study “Searching for flexibility - Why parties to the 1978 Act of the UPOV Convention have not acceded to the 1991 Act” explores the debates around plant variety protection in nine countries that are parties to UPOV 78

Aussie drives global research that underpins Australian wheat industry (Grain Central)

October 13, 2021

Better production, nutrition, environment equals better life

WayBeyond advances technology in Mexico with new appointment
WayBeyond avanza hacia México con su tecnología a través de un nuevo nombramiento

October 12, 2021

Germplasm resources are a ‘chip’ in China’s strategy to surpass the west (The Epoch Times)

Syngenta $10 billion China IPO plan halted for earnings data (Bloomberg)

Australia - Barenbrug’s Liberty white grain sorghum brings satisfying results in the south

ISTA Executive Committee has decided that the 2022 Congress will not take place in Christchurch, New Zealand

Australia - Supercharged $14.1M program to support nation’s vegetable growers

October 11, 2021

New climate-resilient, disease-resistant chickpea varieties, developed through genomics-assisted breeding by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and ICRISAT, are coming farmers’ way

Significant advantages for Australian growers from new nematicide - Corteva Agriscience Australia is pleased to announce the first global registration of Salibro® Reklemel® active nematicide

Shanghai bourse suspends Syngenta IPO citing missing financial info (Reuters)

Pakistan - Farmers to get certified wheat seed on subsidised rate (The News)

India - Bid to regulate paddy cultivation leads to tussle between state, seed manufacturers (Deccan Chronoicle)

China: Why the growth cycle of rice can be split in half (Horti Daily)

China's leading seed bank preserves plant biodiversity (Xinhua)

October 8, 2021

Japan - Genome-edited tomato goes on shelves (Tomato News)

Australia - Optimising weed control in barley with Bayer's Mateno Complete; guidelines for the best results

Leading field crop breeder Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) announces the appointment of two new members to its Roseworthy-based leadership team

Celebrating the Australian cotton industry

October 7, 2021

Enko, Nufarm partner on novel crop health molecules - Collaboration will increase farmer's access to safe herbicide candidates



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