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Wednesday
20/09/2017
OFAB Nigeria Recognizes Media for Effective Biotech Reporting
Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Nigeria Chapter held a media award ceremony on August 30, 2017, at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Abuja, Nigeria. The event honors ....
Wednesday
20/09/2017
Uganda Harvests Another Successful GM Cassava Trial
Cassava mosaic disease (CMD) and cassava brown streak (CBSD) are still the most challenging constraints for cassava production in the Sub-Saharan Africa. Some Ugandans describe the ....
Wednesday
20/09/2017
Purdue Researchers Identify New Soybean Gene to Fight Phytophthora
Researchers from Purdue University and Dow AgroSciences have discovered a novel soybean gene that provides resistance to multiple types of Phytophthora sojae, the soil-borne pathog ....
Wednesday
20/09/2017
Vietnam Encourages Use of GM Corn to Increase Productivity
According to the Department of Crop Production, in recent years, the maize area has reached more than 1 million ha/year, the yield is rather low - only 4.6 million tons/ha. Annuall ....
Wednesday
20/09/2017
FSANZ Calls for Submission on GM Canola Application
The Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an application that seeks to allow food from a genetically modified (GM) canola line that produces an ....
Wednesday
20/09/2017
Brookes Presents Global Impact of Biotech Crops (1996-2015) to Indonesian Stakeholders
Over the last 20 years, crop biotechnology has significantly reduced agriculture's environmental impact and stimulated economic growth in the 26 countries where the technology is u ....
Wednesday
20/09/2017
Filipino Farmers Await Bt Eggplant Commercialization
More than a hundred farmers and municipal agriculturists and technicians from the provinces of Pangasinan, Batangas, Quezon, and Davao in the Philippines expressed full support for ....
Wednesday
20/09/2017
Gene from Wild Grapevine Involved in Powdery Mildew Response in Transgenic Grapevine
Ubiquitination plays important roles in disease resistance in plants. Lingmin Dai of Northwest A&F University in China identified and characterized the RING-type ubiquitin ligase g ....
Wednesday
20/09/2017
MsmiR156 Promotes Root Development and Nitrogen Fixation Activity in Alfalfa
MicroRNA156 (miR156) regulates a network of genes that affect plant growth and development. Previous studies have generated alfalfa (Medicago sativa) plants that overexpress homolo ....
Wednesday
20/09/2017
Cry1Ac in Tomato Confers Resistance to Tomato Leaf Miner
Tomato leaf miner (Tuta absoluta) is a major pest of tomato. This insect feeds on almost every part of the plant, causing plant death. Furthermore, this pest is difficult to contro ....
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