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January 15, 2021

Projekt zur Bohnen-Vielfalt: IPK-Wissenschaftlerin setzt auf Bürgerbeteiligung

January 13, 2021

Ravi Singh, Head of Global Wheat Improvement at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), receives prestigious Government of India award

Pre-Breeding at GLF Biodiversity Conference

Breakthroughs in science using TALENs

January 12, 2021

Italia - New breeding techniques, domani il voto alla Camera (MyFruit)

Global gardeners help UF tomato breeding program; will send growth, flavor data to lab

Cibus announces successful field trials for disease tolerant trait in canola - Trial results mark a significant milestone in the development of a trait that provides tolerance to white mold (sclerotinia) in canola/oilseed rape plants

Iinternational Seed Federation statement on the notification of genome edited high-GABA tomato in Japan

Japan: breeders launch genome edited tomato (Tomato News)

January 11, 2021

FFAR grant develops climate-resilient wheat

January 8, 2021

Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) celebrates 40th anniversary

Gene editing in tomato, potato, and wheat

What is the status of public plant breeding programs in the United States?

Breeding better crops the goal of new plant science professor at the University of Manitoba

Researchers using potato DNA to develop new varieties (WAGM)

Gene editing of crops and livestock may soon be permitted in England - Government has launched consultation to change current strict EU rules (The Guardian)

Scientists working to build better peppers (Greenhouse Grower)

Dr. Jinfa Zhang, professor of cotton breeding, genetics and genomics at New Mexico State University, receives 2020 Cotton Genetics Research Award (Cotton Grower)

January 7, 2021

Rothamsted welcomes Defra consultation on gene editing - "The solutions that genome editing make possible cannot come too soon"

Sweet success for John Innes Centre's sugar beet research bid

United Kingdom - OF&G (Organic Farmers & Growers) seeks government assurance of meaningful gene editing consultation

United Kingdom - Leading scientists, politicians welcome Defra gene editing consultation, urge organic sector to keep an open mind

British Society of Plant Breeders welcomes Defra gene editing consultation as a boost for plant breeding, farming and the environment

Nature Biotechnology publishes 2Blades Foundation-supported research on wheat resistant to devastating rust fungal diseases

A five-transgene cassette confers broad-spectrum resistance to a fungal rust pathogen in wheat (Nature Biotechnology)

January 6, 2021

Udda Lundqvist, pioneer of barley research at NordGen, has passed away

A CRISPR picture emerges on European Union GMO directive

India - Tamil Nadu Agricultural University launches high-yielding sunflower variety (The Times of India)

51st annual North Dakota State University Sugarbeet Research Reporting Session set - Researchers and Extension specialists will provide updates on current sugarbeet research during the virtual session

January 5, 2021

Evogene Provides 2020 Year-End Update for CRISPR-IL Consortium - Progress includes completion of a first version of the artificial intelligence-driven platform for genome-editing


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