Will opposition deny producers and consumers the benefits this technology has to offer?
The third release in the non-browning line, ‘Fuji’ has been approved for planting.
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables.
Bejo Seeds Senior Tomato Breeder Doug Heath says modern plant breeding techniques give breeders the tools they need to solve growers’ challenges.
USDA OKs field release of pest with self-limiting gene at Cornell research farm.
Whether it is human genetics or genetics applied to plants, knowledge is growing at a dizzying pace.
While nature always finds a way to adapt, science continues to find other ways to cope.
RNAi technology aims to take out HLB vector.
Gene editing has the potential to aid growers in control of invasive pests.
Genome-editing from Broad Institute has potential to be a more precise tool to improve ag products.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our industry is a public that values instinctual opinion over careful research and the findings of experts who have dedicated years to their field of study.
The introduced genetic material is from wild potato varieties that are resistant to late blight.
Ready-to-eat packs will be in test markets early this year.
Misconceptions about what methods are used to breed new varieties spark need for public outreach.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture allocates funding to help evaluate genetically modified organisms.
Genomics are being used to help develop winegrape varieties.
Developed by J.R. Simplot, the potatoes are resistant to late blight, reduced black spot bruising, and lowered reducing sugars.