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Thursday, 2013/06/27 | 09:27:18

Studies have shown that current global crop production must be doubled in order to feed the growing population which is expected to reach over 9 billion by 2050. To check if we are on track towards this goal, Dr. Deepak Ray and colleagues from the University of Minnesota conducted an analysis of production trends of major crops namely maize, rice, wheat, and soybean.

Thursday, 2013/06/27 | 13:42:17

Laccases, as early as 1959, were proposed to catalyze the oxidative polymerization of monolignols. Genetic evidence in support of this hypothesis has been elusive due to functional redundancy of laccase genes. An Arabidopsis double mutant demonstrated the involvement of laccases in lignin biosynthesis. We previously identified a subset of laccase genes to be targets of a microRNA (miRNA) ptr-miR397a in Populus trichocarpa.

Wednesday, 2013/06/26 | 09:07:23

The United Kingdom study Feeding the Future: Innovation Requirements for Primary Food Production in the UK to 2030 reported that the country's primary producers identified the development of  modern technologies and genetic modification (GM) as top two researches that should be prioritized in the UK. The said report set out the UK industry's top research and development focus for the first time.

Tuesday, 2013/06/25 | 08:20:21

The Trust for the Advancement of Agricultural Sciences (TAAS), a think tank on advancement of S&T in agriculture in India, has announced that the 2013 Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Award for Leadership in Agriculture has been given to Dr. William Dar, the director general of the International Crop Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). The awards function will be held on June 24, 2013 at New Delhi, India

Monday, 2013/06/24 | 15:59:07

During the campaign of Iranian Presidential general election, Iran Biotechnology Society asked the eight candidates - running for the 11th presidential term - about their views and plans on issues related to biotechnology and genetic engineering. In his response Dr. Hasan Ruhani wrote: "biotechnology and genetic engineering play a key role in medicine, agriculture, environment and industry

Monday, 2013/06/24 | 15:57:00

Washington State University (WSU) scientists have sequenced the genomes of four new Rosaceae crop families, including the Comice pear, Golden Delicious apple, Stella sweet cherry, and two varieties of almonds. Amit Dhingra, horticultural geneticist at WSU, led the team of researchers in the sequencing work

Monday, 2013/06/24 | 08:41:58

Scientists from Mexico's National Laboratory of Genomics for Biodiversity (Langebio) have completed the genome sequencing for a native paper-skin avocado. The sequencing project aims to help breed new avocados with longer shelf life and increased disease resistance.

Sunday, 2013/06/23 | 07:17:29

The Global Rice Science Partnership (GRISP), a CGIAR research program that provides a single strategic plan and unique new partnership platform on rice research, has reported its accomplishments since its inception in January 2011.

Saturday, 2013/06/22 | 17:55:03

The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) will spend at least US$400 million on nutrition-relevant agricultural research for the next 3 years, while the United Kingdom and Canadian governments announced new funding to CGIAR to support this work.

Friday, 2013/06/21 | 07:58:44

Three agri-biotechnology experts have been hailed as the 2013 World Food Prize (WFP) Laureates. One of them is Dr. Marc Van Montagu, Founder and Chairman of the Institute of Plant Biotechnology Outreach (IPBO) based in Ghent, Belgium. He used to work on crown gall disease and was one of the discoverers of the plant tumor-inducing soil microbe (Agrobacterium tumefaciens) which carries a circular molecule of DNA labelled as "Ti plasmid".


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