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ISF Views on the Process Related to the Revision of the EXN EDV

Long acknowledged as a critical concept for regulating the application of plant breeders’ rights, Essentially Derived Varieties (EDV) remain at best an intangible notion,...

A Day in the Life of a Plant Breeder

Caio Canella, soybean breeding research specialist at the University of Missouri-Columbia, talks about the upcoming “Support-A-Scholar Fundraiser: A Day in the Life of a...

Innovation to Preserve Tradition

How the latest breeding techniques are saving the taste of our most cherished grape vine varieties European Seed (ES): Could you tell me a bit...

Eat Less, Live More

It may not be an appetizing idea, but the key to living longer may be found on the dinner plate. Or better stated, not...

Quality Seed for Professional Use

The EU seeks to foster a modern and effective regulatory environment for plant breeding and seed production More than half of all productivity gains across...

Register Now for the NAPB Support-A-Scholar Fundraiser

The 2020 and 2019 NAPB Borlaug Student Scholars presents the “Support-A-Scholar Fundraiser: A Day in the Life of a Plant Breeder Panel Discussion” on...

May the Force Be With You!

2020 will be a year we will not forget so easily. It has been burned into our memories, like the fall of the Berlin...

GM Crops’ Benefits to Fight Climate Change May Be Underestimated Than Previously Documented

Past studies have highlighted how genetically modified (GM) crops contributed to the alleviation of the effects of climate change. But a new calculation reveals...

KeyGene’s Two-Part Webinar on PanGenomes: Needs, Value and Applications

PanGenomes describe the available genetic diversity within, for instance, plant species, crops or germplasm collections. Because of diminishing costs of genome sequencing, increasing speed...

Research Finds Key to a Major Boost for Hybrid Wheat Breeding

A new study, led by researchers from The University of Western Australia and scientists and expert plant breeders from Limagrain is set to revolutionize...