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GMO insect-resistant Bt prevents cancer and saves farmers up to $167 million per year, study shows

Previous field studies have reached no collective consensus on whether Bt corn, the most commonly planted transgenic crop worldwide, has […]

Sugeridas

GM insect-resistant, herbicide-tolerant corn poses no health risk, EU food safety officials say

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO Panel) has published the Scientific Opinion which reports […]

Internacional

Gene editing among top ’emerging innovations’ needed to reach sustainable food system, 50 experts say

An international team of almost 50 experts identified 75 emerging innovations and 8 action points that can help speed up the transition to a […]

Dossiers

‘Climate-resilient’ wheat may provide sustainable fiber source, promote gut health

Some new crop varieties are bred to be more nutritious. Others are more resilient, bred to tolerate harsher environmental conditions. […]

Internacional

Should we abandon ‘monoculture’ farming to protect biodiversity and slow climate change?

How we farm can guard against climate change and protect critical wildlife — but only if we leave single-crop farms in the dust, according to a new […]

Dossiers

Bayer insect‐resistant, herbicide‐tolerant GMO corn poses no risk to human health or environment, EU food safety panel confirms

Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐014 …. from Monsanto Company the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the […]

Internacional

Climate change poses mixed consequences for agriculture: Conservation International study concludes global warming will make farming possible in regions important for biodiversity and carbon storage

Future farming in regions that were previously unsuitable for agriculture could significantly impact biodiversity, water resources, and greenhouse […]

Internacional

Infographic: Without improved crop yields, farmers would need a lot more land to feed us

If we took away significant gains in cereal crops yields since 1962, farmers would have been forced to claim […]

Internacional

Climate change could increase productive farmland more than 30% – and boost carbon emissions 177 gigatons

Future farming in regions that were previously unsuitable for agriculture could significantly impact biodiversity, water resources, and greenhouse […]

Internacional

GMO corn that tolerates temperature drops could help farmers protect crop yields

Around the world, each person eats an average of 70 pounds of the grain each year, with even more grown for animal feed and biofuel. And as the […]

Últimas

Plant growth ‘on/off’ switch could help safeguard crop yields as farmers battle climate change

New research from UC Riverside identifies a protein that controls plant growth — good news for an era in which crops can get crushed by […]

Últimas

CRISPR-edited crops reveal gene responsible for salt tolerance in rice

Scientists from China National Rice Research Institute reported that FLN2, a gene that encodes fructokinase-like protein2, influences sugar metabolism […]

Dossiers

New CRISPR gene-drive system could crack down on antibiotic resistance in animal agriculture

Taking advantage of powerful advances in CRISPR gene editing, scientists at the University of California San Diego have set their sights on one of […]

Notícias inovação

Opportunity to develop disease-resistant crops ‘has never been greater,’ plant pathologists say

Approaches to manipulating disease resistance in plants is expanding exponentially due to advances […]

Dossiers

Naturally drought-tolerant sorghum could help develop crops better suited to changing climate

A new study led by scientists from the University of California Berkeley reveals how sorghum plants control its […]

Internacional

New vaccine could immunize 50 million cattle against bovine tuberculosis

[Fonte: GLP] Scientists at the University of Surrey have developed a novel vaccine and complementary skin test to protect cattle against bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB). […]

Internacional

Post-Green Revolution study: Projected crop yields unable to feed the world by 2050, we need GMOs, gene editing and other ‘genetic strategies’

The current trajectory for crop yields is insufficient to nourish the world’s population by 2050. […]

Internacional

Does glyphosate or other common herbicides endanger beneficial earthworms? New study finds ‘low risk’, with Roundup among the safest

[Fonte: GLP] Agrochemicals are an important component of agricultural production systems. There are increasing concerns about the effect of agrochemicals on soil biota and ecosystems. […]

Internacional

New bacteria-based bioherbicide controls glyphosate-resistant weeds in field trials

[Fonte: GLP] Marrone Bio Innovations [November 12] ….  announced positive results for the 2019 field trials for its novel bioherbicide, […]

Internacional

Fighting climate change with gene editing: Can we slash cows’ methane production?

[Fonte: GLP] What links belching cows and climate change with the modern genetic revolution and a ridiculously long nerve? […]