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USDA green lights commercialization of GMO, drought-tolerant soybean

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has given its approval to Verdeca for HB4® drought tolerant soybeans which will allow ...
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Controlling this gene boosts plant tolerance to water, salt stress

Plant Science reports that OsNCED5 gene regulated tolerance to water and salt stress, as well as leaf aging in rice ...
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Just-discovered rice gene could fuel development of new GMO herbicide-resistant crops

Rice experts from the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) in Japan and partners found a rice gene that ...
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GMO Bt corn has ‘no impact’ on health of soil animals, two-year study finds

Scientists from Jilin Academy of Agricultural Sciences conducted a 2-year field trial and found that genetically engineered maize producing insecticidal ...
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Ugandan farmers clamor for access to GMO crops—a year after parliament passes biosafety bill

Almost a year since the passing of the Genetic Engineering Regulatory Act (GERA), farmers are still waiting on the commercialization ...
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GMO scare 2.0? ‘Arduous’ regulation may increase public distrust of CRISPR-edited crops

Modern biotechnology (transgenesis and gene editing) helps achieve an increase in food production without the need for more land area for agriculture ...
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CRISPR immunizes potato against plant viruses, cutting production costs of globally important food crop

Society and the legislative authorities are often cynical about the presence of [transgenes] in GMOs. However, more advanced plant breeding ...
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Argentina approves fifth GMO cotton variety in effort to boost crop yields, spare natural resources

Argentina's Minister of AgroIndustry Luis Miguel Etechevehere and Christian Monty, Head of Global Cotton from BASF have announced the release ...
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Newly identified rice gene could help develop drought-tolerant biotech crop varieties

Drought is one of the abiotic factors that affect the yield of crops. Studies have shown that basic leucine zipper ...
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GMO insect-resistant Bt corn cuts pesticide spraying in Spain and Portugal by 37%, study shows

Renowned agricultural economist Graham Brookes of PG Economics published the latest findings on the use of insect resistant maize in ...
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Viewpoint: International science communicator warns crop biotech proponents not to oversell its benefits to wary consumers

Margaret Karembu | 
We all agree any mention of “genes” and related techniques, tools and applications evoke strong emotions and varied opinions. This ...
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Here’s how GMO crops preserve soil health and curb climate change

A healthy agricultural production system cannot exist without healthy soils. Aside from being the habitat of diverse organisms that contribute ...
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How pink bollworm may evolve resistance to GMO Bt crops

Insect resistant Bt crops are widely grown in many countries all over the world to prevent pest attacks in highly ...
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Pakistan announces field trials of 85 GMO pest-resistant Bt cotton varieties

The Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) has announced that 93 new cotton varieties will undergo National Coordinated Varietal Trials (NCVT) in four ...
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Plant hormones help battle purple witchweed, major threat to sub-Saharan Africa’s staple crops

Striga hermonthica, also known as purple witchweed, is an invasive parasitic plant threatening sub-Saharan Africa's food production. Striga infects the region's staple ...
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GMO tomato demonstrates ‘high levels’ of resistance to root knot nematode in new study

Root knot nematode is one of the serious problems in growing solanceous crops including tomato. Thus, scientists from the University ...
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Malawi inches closer to commercializing GMO Bt cotton as crop yields double in field trials

Malawi is inching closer to commercializing Bt cotton as research into the genetically modified crop is at an advanced stage ...
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Nigera’s approval of GMO cowpea signals Africa’s willingness to embrace biotech crops

Mohammad Ishayaku | 
Nigeria is on the path to becoming the first country to cultivate biotech cowpea after the country’s biosafety agency granted ...

Filipino farmers, scientists: Bt eggplant ‘healthier, safer’ alternative against pests

Local government constituents from Pangasinan province in the Philippines, including municipal agriculturists and farmers, students, members of the media, and other stakeholders ...

How biotech corn transformed the lives of Filipino farmers

Ryan Lising, 39, has lived all his life in a farming community in Mandani, Magalang, Pampanga, one of seven provinces ...

Video: Story of Bt brinjal in India

"The Story of Bt Brinjal in India" documents the process of development, deregulation, demand and debate about Bt brinjal (eggplant/aubergine) ...

Biotech innovation in Egypt

In a symposium featuring the ISAAA Brief 46: Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops 2013 in Egypt, Prof. Raamzy Stino, ...

Biotech crops help small Asian farms

A publication highlighting the findings of the research project Adoption and Uptake Pathways of Biotech Crops by Small-scale Resource-poor Asian Farmers: ...

Video: The evolution of biotechnology in the Philippines

Since biotech corn was commercialized in the Philippines in late 2002, its adoption has increased consistently every year. The benefits ...

Scientists sequence kiwifruit genome

The following is an excerpt of a longer story. Find a link to the full story below. An international team ...

Global economic benefits of GM crops reach almost $100 billion

The following is an excerpt. In a press release by PG Economics, biotech crops on its sixteenth year of commercialization has delivered ...

Argentina accelerates approval process for biotech crops

The following is an excerpt. It took 20 years for Argentina to approve commercial planting of 13 biotech crops, and 15 more ...

International conference tackles the adoption of biotech crops in developing countries

The following is an excerpt. An international conference presenting the key findings of a research project Adoption and Uptake Pathways ofGM/Biotech ...