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The World Got a New Pair of Scissors!

In a long-expected move, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer...

Bosch and BASF Establish Joint Venture for Digital Technologies in the Agricultural Sector

Bosch and BASF Digital Farming have signed a 50:50 joint venture (JV) agreement to globally market and sell smart farming solutions from a single...

Academic Institutions Unite To Transform The UK’s Food Systems

A consortium of nine UK universities and research institutes, including Rothamsted, are to create a joint PhD training centre focused on developing the next...

Understand Essentially Derived Variety Concept in 90 Seconds

CIOPORA has released a short explanatory video on the Essentially Derived Variety (EDV) concept. With the 90-second video, CIOPORA, who is co-leading the...

New Technology Accelerates Crop Improvement with CRISPR

Researchers know how to make precise genetic changes within the genomes of crops, but the transformed cells often refuse to grow into plants –...

The “Nobel World” Acknowledges the Huge Potential of Genome Editing

Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier, inventors of the Crispr-Cas genome editing tool, receive the 2020 Nobel prize in Chemistry. Euroseeds congratulates the two scientists. “This price...

Massive-Scale Genomic Study Reveals Wheat Diversity For Crop Improvement

A scientific team including James Hutton Institute researchers has completed one of the largest genetic analysis ever done of any agricultural crop to find...

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...

Celebrating 25 Years of CPVO

Part 2 - Looking At The Hot Topics The Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO), in Angers, France, is tasked to administer the EU system of plant...

EU Must Stop French Interpretation of Mutagenesis Plant Breeding and Preserve Common Market for Seed

By Petra Jorasch and Garlich von Essen  The Common Market is one of the cornerstones and success stories of the European Union. Clearly, this can...