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These genetically-modified poplars are easier to cut down — and can produce more bioethanol

These genetically-modified poplars are easier to cut down — and can produce more bioethanol

Wood mainly consists of cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin… In [genetically] modified poplars, one of the molecules involved in the production ...
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CRISPR-edited poplar trees could cut carbon emissions during paper production

Researchers led by prof. Wout Boerjan (VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology) have discovered a way to stably finetune the ...
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Facing record-breaking temperatures, Belgium field tests drought-tolerant corn varieties

The effects of global warming are becoming evident even in Belgium. 2018 was exceptionally warm and dry and the summer ...
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Belgium permits CRISPR-edited corn field trial, halted after landmark EU court decision, to continue

On April 12, 2019 [the Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie in Belgium] was granted a permit for its field trial with ...
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GMO crops help reduce environmental impact of farming

[Editor's note: This is an excerpt from an extensive, open access series of reports on the safety of GMOs produced by ...
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