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August 4, 2020


Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City to build plant variety, animal breeding centres (Vietnam Net)


August 3, 2020


DSV United Kingdom - Grass breeding update


Cannabis breeders are widely undervalued - This company wants to change that (Green Entrepreneur)


July 31, 2020


Breeding for bremia


Forschen für die Anpassung an den Klimawandel


‘The plasticity of plant genomes – Causes and consequences: a survey of data on structural genome variation in plants’
Aanbiedingsbrief bij onderzoeksproject ‘The plasticity of plant genomes – Causes and consequences: a survey of data on structural genome variation in plants’


Broad sequencing of tomato genomes will help geneticists breed better varieties


United Kingdom - Gene editing consultation is a 'positive step' towards breeding future crops, say farmers (Eastern Daily Press)


Historic wheat research station poised to host cutting-edge research - CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat


Work to develop high yielding Striga tolerant maize seed is bearing fruit - An early indication of parental lines with potential to tolerate or resist Striga, is showing “light at the end of the tunnel” for farmers battling the nutrient-sucking monster


July 30, 2020


Controlling clubroot through top resistance plant breeding - Syngenta TopRes technology combines robust clubroot resistance into leading brassica variety genetics


Western Australia - Gene editing breakthrough to improve barley crops


United Kingdom gene editing amendment withdrawn, but government commits to consultation (Euractiv)


CIMMYT Senior Scientist Sudha Nair helps bridge the gap between maize breeding and genetics, applies genomics in maize breeding to achieve higher genetic gains


July 29, 2020


“Better, faster, equitable, sustainable” – wheat research community partners join to kick off new breeding project - Collaboration, partnership and mutual learning with national partners key focus of new project to accelerate breeding and delivery of improved wheat varieties


Deutschland - Forschende von 8 Landesuniversitäten plus 1 Max-Planck-Institut sprechen sich für Wiederauflage des Genome Editing-Programms aus


United Kingdom - Campaigners oppose plans to deregulate genome editing (Feed Navigator)


New project to ramp up genetic gains in maize for better livelihoods


July 28, 2020


Research could save years of breeding for new Miscanthus hybrids


Parlamentarios británicos piden un cambio legislativo para impulsar las herramientas de mejora genética


The scientific community urges the European Union to revise the GMO Directive to reflect current knowledge on genome editing


Tastier and more nutritious vegetables: Bulgaria improves food quality with IAEA support


European maize highlights the hidden differences within a species
Europäischer Mais zeigt die verborgenen Unterschiede innerhalb einer Art


European and American maize: same same, but different
Warum der Mais manchmal weit vom Stamm fällt
Decodifican el genoma del maíz europeo: “igual, pero diferente” al americano


July 27, 2020


Gentechnikrecht - Genome editing: Neue Diskussion (Top Agrar)


July 24, 2020


The European Union's Farm to Fork goals require an expanded toolbox including genome editing


India needs to develop chillies resistant to emerging diseases: Expert (FnBnews)


Can ICRISAT help revive hybrid pigeon pea breeding? (Financial Express)


July 23, 2020


South Dakota State University breeders have new weapon to fight wheat scab: a near-infrared seed sorter that can quickly identify and remove seeds damaged by the disease


Made to ORDER (Oilseed Rape Developmental Expression Resource) – a web innovation for Brassica research world-wide


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