Technology

Technology

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,...

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...

A Boost for Plant Research

It is almost 10- years since the scientific journal Science called optogenetics the "breakthrough of the decade". Put simply, the technique makes it possible...

Wanted: Winter Wheat Farmers to Help with Study

Rothamsted Research is seeking farmers who would be interested in allowing us to study two winter wheat fields and share their management information as...

Biosensors Monitor Plant Well-Being In Real Time

Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, have developed biosensors that make it possible to monitor sugar levels in real time deep in the plant tissues...

France’s Researchers and Experts Support Agriculture Minister’s Vision for New Plant Breeding Technologies

The French Association of Plant Biotechnologies (AFBV), which brings together around a hundred researchers and experts in the field of green biotechnology, welcomes the...

Euroseeds: Celebrating the International Day of Women in Science

On the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February, we asked our members to share inspiring stories...

Molecular Basis for Green Revolution Discovered

Scientists have finally discovered the plant proteins responsible for the ‘Green Revolution’ – the breeding of dwarf wheat varieties during the 1960s that helped...

Improved Model Estimates Impact of Ozone on Soy Crops

The impact of ozone on soybean production can be predicted more accurately thanks to improvements to a computer modelling system. Surface ozone is a pollutant...

Fungus That Eats Fungus Could Help Coffee Farmers

Coffee rust is a parasitic fungus and a big problem for coffee growers around the world. A study in the birthplace of coffee -...