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July 28, 2021

Protecting plants will protect people and the planet - Understanding the relationship between climate change and plant health is key to conserving biodiversity and boosting food production today and for future generations

July 27, 2021

Creare una filiera delle sementi antiche italiane (La Rivista della Natura)

Will Filipino farmers plant Golden Rice? (Business Mirror)

Present and future thoughts on California Plant Trials from Allan Armitage (Greenhouse Grower)

Winners and losers in Mexico’s GM corn ban

July 26, 2021

FAO Director-General: World faces historic task to turn the tide on ending hunger, poverty and achieving the other SDGs - QU Dongyu urges global leaders at Rome gathering to change policies, mind-sets and business models to transform agri-food systems

Zwei Szenarien: Besorgniserregende Risikoanalyse zum Klimawandel (Top Agrar)

Strengthening public breeding pipelines by emphasizing quantitative genetics principles and open source data management

Plant breeding: Answer to food security in Bangladesh (The Financial Express)

New judicial interpretation for plant variety rights in China (China Law and Practice)

July 23, 2021

An example of best practice - CIMMYT’s MasAgro project acknowledged for promoting sustainable agriculture in new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Meta-analysis shows that future food demand will increase between 35-56% over the period 2010-2050
Meta-analyse laat zien dat de vraag naar voedsel met 35% tot 56% zal stijgen tussen 2010-2050

It’s crunch time: Solving the world’s nutritional crisis through increased produce consumption

AmericanHort Hemp Conference: eight takeaways (Greenhouse Grower)

July 22, 2021

Treated seed troubles - Seed treatment overload: the unintended consequences of a popular practice (DTN / Progressive Farmer)

United Kingdom - Take action to harness the unique contribution of plant genetic innovation, Government urged

Tomato production 101: Distinctions beyond the “fruit or vegetable” debate

July 21, 2021

L’évolution génétique du blé tendre en quatre actes

Learning to love GMOs - Overblown fears have turned the public against genetically modified food, but the potential benefits have never been greater (The New York Times)

July 20, 2021

Estudio confirma que las decisiones políticas influyen en la percepción de los alimentos transgénicos

African governments urged to fast-track biotech commercialisation on the continent

Small millets – for food and nutritional security

Hemp in 5 years from now (Ask Growers)

Hemp could benefit from a pivot to regenerative agriculture, advocates say (Hemp Industry Daily)

July 19, 2021

Verisem, una questione di ‘sovranità alimentare’?  (L'Indro)

July 16, 2021

Sound science, ethics make a valuable combination (The Western Producer)

The Truth behind the Amazon mystery seeds (The Atlantic)

Public consultation on proposed revisions to Norway’s Gene Technology Act: An analysis of the consultation framing, stakeholder concerns and the integration of non-safety considerations

July 15, 2021

How to do what is right, not what is easy: Requirements for assessment of genome-edited and genetically modified organisms under ethical guidelines

Diskussion an der Uni Göttingen: Gentechnik – die grüne Lösung für unsere Äcker? (Top Agrar)


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