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Tuesday, 2013/09/03 | 08:20:15

The International Potato Center (CIP) will use the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tool to support the collection of germplasm for the center's genebank and to allow researchers to explore potential locations for growing and finding new strains of tubers.

Monday, 2013/09/02 | 11:15:31

Former anti-GMO activist and renowned British author and environmental campaigner Mark Lynas asserted the importance of biotech crops in addressing the challenges of food security during a media conference held at Dusit Hotel, Makati City, Philippines last August 23, 2013. Defending the importance of biotech R&D with Lynas was former president of the Philippine National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Dr. Emil Javier who stressed it would be of great value to the country in terms of global biotech competitiveness.

Saturday, 2013/08/31 | 00:35:41

Australia's Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) issued a license for DIR 118 from Monsanto Australia, authorizing the commercial release of pima cotton (a species of cultivated cotton) that has been genetically modified (GM) for herbicide tolerance.

Friday, 2013/08/30 | 08:07:23

Four teams of researchers from the United States and the United Kingdom were awarded more than $12 million to change current farming methods by designing crops that will thrive without costly and polluting artificial fertilizers.

Wednesday, 2013/08/28 | 14:19:00

The US Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has recently reviewed and conducted a plant pest risk assessment on BCS Event FG72 soybean. The genetically modified soybean event FG72 soybean (Glycine max cultivar Jack) of Bayer CropScience expresses two proteins which impart herbicide tolerance, 2mEPSPS from corn (Zea mays) and 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD) from Pseudomonas fluorescens (strain A32).

Tuesday, 2013/08/27 | 08:02:25

In a recent interview with the CNN Prof. Calestous Juma of Harvard Kennedy School has called on Africa's leaders to give biotechnology a try. This is because Africa's ability to sustain its current growth will depend largely on how quickly it will be able to shift from reliance on traditional commodity markets to modern economic structures that focus on technology-driven development.

Tuesday, 2013/08/27 | 08:01:07

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., a U.S.-based agricultural technology company, announced that a key patent for its Drought Tolerance technology has been issued by the State Intellectual Property Office of China. The technology which enables plants to produce high yields using significantly less fresh water has proven to be effective under field trials with several major crops, including rice, cotton, canola, and groundnuts

Monday, 2013/08/26 | 08:13:23

The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Ghana Chapter held a sensitization workshop on 16 August 2013 for farmers and government officials on the applications of agricultural biotechnology and its potential benefits for Ghana's Agriculture. Taking part in the workshop were farmers and officials from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture from the southern and middle-belt of the Volta Region, in Ho District.

Sunday, 2013/08/25 | 08:26:11

India's Union Minister of Agriculture Mr. Sharad Pawar unveiled the statue of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug at National Agricultural Science Centre Complex, New Delhi, India at a function jointly organized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), CIMMYT and Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Borlaug's introduction of high-yielding wheat varieties to India.

Saturday, 2013/08/24 | 17:30:23

ISAAA releases "Progress in Achieving and Delivering Drought Tolerance in Maize - An Update", as a special feature to highlight the enormous global importance of the drought tolerance trait, which virtually no crop or farmer in the world can afford to be without. The author, Dr. Greg O. Edmeades contributed this timely global overview, originally published in ISAAA Brief 44, which focuses on the status of drought tolerance in maize, in both conventional and biotech approaches, in the private and public sector, and discusses future prospects in the near, mid and long term.

 

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