29 August-1 September EUCARPIA 20th General Congress “Plant Breeding, the Art of Bringing Science to Life” Zurich, Switzerland   26-29 September 14th International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics – ISRFG 2016 Montpellier, … Read More

Plant-Based Vaccine Among Front-Runners in Fight Against Polio A Researcher from Norwich is part of a consortium that has been awarded $1.5 million to develop safer polio vaccines, using a new technique developed at the John Innes Centre. The fight a… Read More

Tailored to seed professionals, Industry News delivers the people, research, business and product news you need to know. Submissions are welcome. Email us at news@issuesink.com.   People News Verdesian Life Sciences adds Marc Treurniet to the c… Read More

Keeping you informed of legislative and regulatory changes in Europe and abroad — from lawsuits to approvals to other regulatory issues affecting your business. National DEFRA ALLOWS FIELD TRIALS OF GM CAMELINA IN ROTHAMSTED The Department of Envir… Read More

Speaking up about the seed needs of Africa and exploring consumer perceptions of GMO labelling. StatusAfrica The Alliance for Commodity Trade in East and Southern Africa (ACTESA), a specialised agency of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Afr… Read More

A closer look at how some companies carry out French bean breeding. This year is the International Year of Pulses. What better way to put a spotlight on those crucially important crops, which are a vital source of plant-based proteins and amino acids… Read More

How a committed seed industry implemented high-quality seed treatment standards. Over the last few years, the political regulatory demands around seed treatment have changed. For example, within the Commission Directive 2010/21/EU, the application of… Read More