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Talking Biotech: Life-saving banana for Uganda; Grape domestication and improvement

, | June 20, 2015
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Kevin Folta: University of Florida plant geneticist Kevin Folta launched Talking Biotech in 2015.    More details

Dr. James Dale from the Queensland University of Technology speaks of his banana engineered with beta carotene that can soothe blindness and death in central African countries. He speaks of the product, the process and challenges of introducing a needed technology to the African continent.

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Dr. Sean Myles of Dalhousie University talks about grape domestication, grape genetic improvement, and the genetic racism of wine snobs.

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