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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Black Mustard Genome Yields Insights into Better Breeding Techniques

An international team led by the Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre (P2IRC) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food...

Space to Grow, or Grow in Space – How Vertical Farms Could be Ready to Take-Off

Vertical farms with their soil-free, computer-controlled environments may sound like sci-fi, but there is a growing environmental and economic case for them, according to...

Made to ORDER – A Web Innovation for Brassica Research World-Wide

Researchers have launched a new web-based genomic tool for the global Brassica research community. The ORDER (Oilseed Rape Developmental Expression Resource) browser uses transcriptome time...

Groundbreaking Research to Develop Soil Carbon Sequestration Monitoring System

Capturing carbon in soil is a frequent feature of climate change mitigation measures, but the variability in soils and greenhouse gas emissions makes it...