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How GMO crops can be engineered to ‘rehydrate’ after intense drought

Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science in Japan have found that the protein NGA1 is critical for ...
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Scientists ‘turn off’ pathogenic genes to protect cotton from devastating wilt disease

Verticillium wilt (VW) is a devastating disease that affects a wide range of crops, causing major losses in agriculture .... One ...
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CRISPR gene editing speeds breeding of Cassava and other staple food crops

Cassava plays a big role as a staple food and a highly favored commodity in the multibillion starch industry. However, ...

Uganda’s first field trial of blight resistant GMO potatoes successful

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The first field trial ...
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