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Research Shows Potential of Gene Editing to Improve Understanding of Barley Quality

International Barley Hub scientists at the James Hutton Institute, working with colleagues in the UK and Australia, have gained further insight into key genes...

Colombia Positions Itself in the European Medical Cannabis Market

Colombia is positioning itself as a key player in the international medicinal cannabis market. At the international level, Colombia's regulatory framework is one of...

Sweet Corn Growers, Processors Could Dramatically Increase Yield, Profit

In an industry struggling to maintain profitability, it’s curious that U.S. processing sweet corn – the corn that ends up in cans and freezer...

Draft French Decree on Mutagenesis Breeding, Consequent Draft Lists of Banned Herbicide Tolerant Rapeseed Varieties: A Saga History Of Interpretations

A legal challenge to the French interpretation of EU Directive 2001/18/CE on GMOs In December 2014, nine NGOs challenged the transposition of the EU...

The (Cannabis) Story Continues…

In the quest for preventative measures and treatment of COVID-19, no stone is being left unturned. That includes investigating cannabis, a plant that has...

Need An Alternative For Paper, Textile And Plastic?

Hemp may be the solution to a lot of our challenges…. Need a substitute for paper? Try hemp. Searching for an alternative to plastic? Look...

Hemp is Coming Back, For (the) Good

Hemp (Cannabis Sativa L.) is one of the most debated but yet one of the most misunderstood plants in today’s world. It has accompanied...

High Expectations

How seed companies are using standard and new breeding techniques to produce new cannabis varieties for both discerning recreational consumers and a growing number...

Breaking the Grass Ceiling

For the last several years, European hemp cultivation has been on a major upswing and producers and consumers have become quite excited about new...

Heat and Drought Watch Out: One-of-a-Kind Network Launched in Berlin

Wheat crop losses due to heat and drought affect food availability and increase the costs for billions of consumers around the world. The Alliance...