Scientists have finally cracked the DNA sequence code of wheat, which will undoubtedly revolutionize how the world's most important crop can continue to feed a growing global population and, more importantly, alleviate the suffering of those with...
Mars, Thermo, PACA, UC Davis, Uni of Washington and Northeastern Uni behind work
The European Union needs to update the way it regulates biotechnology as advances are made in plant breeding – or risk disrupting trade in commodity crops, according to Professor Huw Jones of Rothamsted Research.
In an update on its probe into unauthorized genetically modified wheat detected in Oregon, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said Friday that it “has neither found nor been informed of anything that would indicate that this incident amounts to more...
A group of international scientists has sequenced the complete rice
genome, something that could be used to improve the quality and
size of crops. The discovery may also be developed to apply to
wheat and barley.