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Viewpoint: Growing GMO crops provides 4 major health benefits you probably didn’t know about

Stuart Smyth | 
While the application of agricultural chemicals is highly mechanized in industrial countries, the same cannot be said for developing countries, ...
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CRISPR gene editing protects apples from orchard-destroying fire blight disease

Valerio Pompili | 
The bacterium Erwinia amylovora, the causal agent of fire blight disease in apple, triggers its infection through the DspA/E effector ...
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Non-GMO breeding changes the makeup of crops more than genetic engineering

Rod Herman et al. | 
The composition of GM breeding stacks was more similar to the composition of iso-hybrids than was the composition of nonGM ...
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Insect-resistant GMO Bt rice poses ‘negligible risks’ to non-target species, study finds

Cong Dang et al. | 
Transgenic Bt rice expressing the insecticidal proteins derived from Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner (Bt) have been developed since 1989. Their ecological risks ...
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Nitrogen-efficient GMO rice uses less fertilizer, improves yields

Michael Selvaraj et al. | 
According to FAO projections, by 2035, a 26% increase in rice production will be necessary to feed the growing population ...

Chinese Bt rice may not go commercial due to ‘societal pressures,’ not safety concerns

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Multiple lines of transgenic ...