home news forum careers events suppliers solutions markets expos directories catalogs resources advertise contacts
New breeding techniques

Forum sources  
All Africa Asia/Pacific Europe Latin America Middle East North America


February 25, 2021

Desoigner crops - Gene revolution turns 25 (DTN Progressive Farmer)

February 24, 2021

England's sugar beet sector needs gene-editing, says Britain’s farming and environment minister (Reuters)

February 18, 2021

Genome editing poised to secure global food supply, study finds

February 15, 2021

Forty percent of Canadians link GMOs and gene editing (The Western Producer)

February 4, 2021

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

Detecting gene-edited food: the European Union’s nightmare (Labiotech)

February 3, 2021

Uncertain future: Will Europe’s Green Deal encourage or cripple crop gene-editing innovation? (Genetic Literacy Project)

January 26, 2021

France - La vision du Ministre de l’agriculture sur les nouvelles technologies de sélection des plantes constitue une avancée positive pour les filières végétales

January 25, 2021

Gene-edited crops are now a reality – but will the public be on board? (The Conversation)

‘Global interpretation of how New Breeding Techniques would benefit horticulture’

January 20, 2021

Promoting CRISPR crops at the expense of GMOs to appease activists undermines both technologies (Genetic Literacy Project)

January 8, 2021

Gene editing in tomato, potato, and wheat

January 7, 2021

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

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

January 6, 2021

A CRISPR picture emerges on European Union GMO directive

December 16, 2020

As the CRISPR revolution advances, here’s how gene editing will actually help farmers and consumers (Genetic Literacy Project)

December 8, 2020

Cibus applauds the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) conclusion that gene editing by ODM, SDN-1 and SDN-2 does not pose more hazards than conventional plant breeding - EFSA scientific opinion represents an important step in Europe’s “Farm to Fork” initiative

December 7, 2020

Canada - Crop variety development process called balancing act - Farmer input is encouraged as seed variety development regulations are updated to recognize the needs of both producers and the market

November 27, 2020

Existing guidance appropriate for gene editing assessment, says the European Food Safety Authority (Euractiv)

What is gene drives about?

November 24, 2020

Neue Züchtungstechniken - Die Gentechnikdebatte ist mit Vehemenz zurück (Top Agrar)

SEARCA: Integrate agricultural biotech in variety development up to marketing

November 23, 2020

Deutschland - Grüne setzen bei Gentechnik auf Kompromiss statt Ablehnung (Top Agrar)

Push to reform EU biotech crop rules gains strength as some environmentalists, public officials endorse gene editing (Genetic Literacy Project)

November 20, 2020

Tid for å tenke nytt om genteknologi - Vi kan få persontilpassa medisin, meir berekraftig matproduksjon og betre industriløysinga
Time to rethink genetic engineering - We can get personalized medicine, more sustainable food production and better industrial solutions

Zukunft des Gen­technik-Standorts Deutschland im deutschen Bundestag erörtert
The future of Germany as a location for genetic engineering discussed

Community-led governance for gene-edited crops (Science)

November 19, 2020

More transparency recommended for gene-edited crops

November 11, 2020

African scientists fear the continent will be left behind as gene editing transforms food production


SeedQuest does not necessarily endorse the factual analyses and opinions
presented on this Forum, nor can it verify their validity.



The Triumph of Seeds

How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History

By Thor Hanson 

Basic Books




The History and Science of Plant Breeding

Noel Kingsbury
The University of Chicago Press


1997-2009 archive
of the FORUM section


Copyright @ 1992-2021 SeedQuest - All rights reserved