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February 23, 2024

Artificial intelligence eyed for scholar’s study

Australia - Start-ups invited to field-test future agtech

New Zealand - Scientists welcome regulator's call sorting 'null segregants' from GMOs (NZ Herald)

American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) leads trip for seed industry executives to Japan

February 22, 2024

Studying nuclei of individual pollen grains is feasible now - Collaboration of Takara Bio and KeyGene on single nucleus analysis generated new insights

Stripe rust on wheat in the province of Pujab, India

Australia - Pulse productivity gains

February 21, 2024

Choosing unknown seed instead of modern proprietary options can be a high-risk strategy, warns  the NZ Plant Breeders and Research Association (PBRA) (Farmers Weekly)

A better peanut for your plate? New findings from Murdoch's Food Futures Institute have revealed the potential for peanut crop improvement

New frameworks to add value to pulse and oat industries - Grains Australia has led the development of the first national variety classification frameworks for lentils and oats

February 20, 2024

Syngenta partners with CropX as a key sustainability solution - After a successful trial, Syngenta is installing the CropX system on additional irrigated corn production acres

ICRISAT breakthrough: world's first pigeonpea speed breeding protocol to bolster food security in drylands of Asia and Africa

Pakistan - Efforts needed for climate-resilient wheat varieties (Dawn)

Jumbuck, the new reliable Australian Hard wheat from InterGrain that performs for northern New South Wales and Queensland

Enhancing wheat breeding efficiency in South Asia through early germplasm access -

Success stories witnessed in India, Pakistan, and Nepal underscore the transformative potential of this approach, offering a beacon of hope for agricultural communities in South Asia and beyond.

Building on fifty years of collaboration, a visit by Chinese politicians to CIMMYT in Mexico breeds new opportunities for tackling global agricultural challenges

Prospect of boosting lentil production bright in Rajshahi region of Bangladesh (Daily Observer)

February 19, 2024

IRRI and The Philippines Department of Agriculture sign agreement anew to boost PH rice industry development

ICRISAT hosts successful Scientists’ Field Day

Pakistan - Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics at the University of Sargodha organizes a seminar focusing on the intricacies of vegetable seed production (Associated Press of Pakistan)

February 16, 2024

GRDC's decision support tools aid disease management decisions

Australian government approves release of genetically modified Cavendish QCAV-4 banana developed by the Queensland University of Technology

The future arrives with Syngenta's Victrato seed treatment

Connecting production & nutrition: Solidaridad’s experience in strengthening soy and leafy vegetables seed value chains in India

InterGrain welcomes Richard Marsland as new northern WA Territory Manager

February 15, 2024

GRDC invests $1.9m in research for climate-resilient crops

Chinese scientists create plant gene-editing tool ‘even school students and old farmers can master’ (South China Morning Post)

GRDC invests $1.9m in research for climate-resilient crops

February 14, 2024

Pigeonpea, a new broadacre summer pulse crop option for Queensland and northern New South Wales?

Nuziveedu Seeds aims to double turnover in 4-5 years (The Hindu BusinessLine)



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