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June 27, 2022


Conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources: a European issue


June 24, 2022


Certified seed could ease hemp regulation - Wendy Mosher from New West Genetics discusses 'Value the Seed' (Lancaster Farming)


Unapproved varieties of HtBt cotton seeds are harming India's cotton production (Krishi Jagran)


June 23, 2022


Euroseeds position on the Regulation on the Sustainable Use of Pesticide


Considerations when developing seed treatment technologies


June 22, 2022


Organic Seed Alliance submits comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture on corporate consolidation and control over seed


When will we embrace new proteins?
Wanneer gaan we nieuwe eiwitten omarmen?


Lessons from a horticulture industry giant: remembering Glenn Goldsmith (Greenhouse Grower)


USA - Seed industry debates consolidation, intellectual property protections (Agri-Pulse)


Are herbicide-resistant crops a friend or foe of weed management?


June 21, 2022


The world can be fed with only plant-based food
Wereld is te voeden met alleen plantaardige voeding


June 20, 2022


There’s never been a better time to study agriculture


Use of hybrid seed to contribute to achieving $35bn export, says Chairman of the Pakistan Hi Tech Hybrid Seed Association (Mettis Global News)


Following several fallow decades, herbicide companies are searching for new modes of action - Scientists hope new tools will help them kill weeds that have evolved to tolerate existing chemicals (C&EN - American Chemical Society)


June 17, 2022


American Seed Trade Association submits comments on incentivizing innovation in seed


How scientific minds changed toward perennial grains - Early boosters were voices on the fringe: Today, perennial crops are sought by researchers worldwide — including Manitoba (Manitoba Co-operator)


June 16, 2022


Innovationen für gesunde Umwelt und sichere Erträge


Hale Ann Tufan: At the nexus of gender equality and agricultural research


Getting to win-win: Can people and nature flourish on an increasingly cultivated planet? Faced with dramatic biodiversity loss and a growing population, should farmers “share” or “spare” land? Agricultural scientists weigh in, yielding a new perspective


CIMMYT and CGIAR senior leaders share vision ahead - During two-day visit, CGIAR managing director and regional director deepen their understanding of CIMMYT’s research and impact


June 15, 2022


La semilla sí importa - El sector de las semillas impulsa en su 73°Congreso Mundial su compromiso con la agricultura sostenible (Interempresas)


Landwirte sagen: Z-Saatgut entscheidende Größe für wirtschaftlichen Erfolg


June 14, 2022


Pakistan - Strategy evolved to modernize agriculture for higher growth (APP)


The future of food (WebMD)


Pressure mounts on the European Union and New Zealand to review their strict anti-GMO policies


What shedding light on plant growth could mean for cancer


The race against time to breed a wheat to survive the climate crisis (The Guardian)


June 13, 2022


United Kingdom - Genetic Technology Bill must be science-based


La biodiversité ne se conserve pas au réfrigérateur - De nombreuses plantes cultivées sont menacées de disparition - Si une partie de cette biodiversité est conservée sous forme de collection dans des banques de semences, elle l’est surtout à des fins de création variétale - Une équipe scientifique du Cirad plaide pour ouvrir ces collections au plus grand nombre afin de faire vivre cette biodiversité et ainsi mieux la conserver


Scotland and UK governments split over gene-edited food (BBC)


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