There is a profound disconnect between the modern science of crop improvement and the farmer.
The fact that gene-edited crops can be indistinguishable at the molecular level from those that occur in nature or are produced by mutation breeding presents a conundrum for regulators.
There are still no widely available GM varieties of either wheat or rice, the second and third most widely grown and consumed grains.
Might gene-editing facilitate the task of generating and identifying yield-enhancing genetic variation?
In his inaugural speech as Prime Minister (PM) in July 2019, Boris Johnson said “let’s liberate the UK’s extraordinary bioscience sector from anti-genetic
You might have heard people talking about the negative effects of GMOs on the environment – and claim that GMOs harm the environment – but is this true? And how do GMOs actually affect the ...
Join Professor Ian Godwin for live Q&A following a presentation on the benefits and risks associated with genetically modified crops.
Politics and food are very intertwined these days, and every region of the world is grappling with many issues, from trade wars to regulation of crop protection products and new breeding ...