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Hybrid corn boosts grain yields 89%, nitrogen use efficiency 73% over 70 years

Phys Org | 
During the past 70 years, hybrid corn varieties have increased both yield and nitrogen use efficiency at nearly the same ...

CRISPR rice increases grain yield 25% in Chinese field trials

Purdue University | 
A team of scientists from Purdue University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop ...
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If GMOs were eliminated, how would environment, economy be affected?

Phys Org | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Higher food prices, a ...

Crop improvement needs great biotechnology strides, says expert

Western Farm Press | 
Scientists could take greater strides toward crop improvement if there were wider adoption of advanced techniques used to understand the ...
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