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Video: Monsanto moving away from GMOs to crossbreeding

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Agriculture giant Monsanto is spending significant money and resources to create ‘new’ all-natural vegetables and fruits through crossbreeding techniques. Cue the BellaFina bell pepper, the Beneforte broccoli and the Melorange melon. Most are already available at a supermarket near you. The company – best known as the creator of herbicide Roundup and as a major player in GMOs – has created a seed chipper technology that has nothing to do with genetic modification at all.

Read the full, original article: This radically faster crossbreeding technique is changing agriculture

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