Potato: consumer market requires care with tuber standardization
Producing with quality is essential for the farmer to meet the expectations of the current market ...
Brazil develops varieties resistant to the main rice disease in Asia
The first Brazilian strains of rice resistant to the bacterium Xanthomonas oryzae pv. Have just been validated in Panama. Oryzae
Control of psilídeo should be intensified in the rainy season
Frequent rains like those occurring in January, with a mean of distribution in 23 days of the month, make it necessary to intensify the control of the psilid Diaphorina citri, an insect that transmits HLB ...
Molecule used in human health controls pests that attack citrus
Molecule has resulted in the development of products that have been shown to be efficient for pest control. Plants treated with NAC-based products showed higher fruit numbers and larger diameter
Scientists combine spider venom and virus protein to target whitefly
An artificial protein with insecticidal action could be a powerful tool to control the whitefly.
US regulatory bodies issue rules on agricultural biotechnology
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) have issued documents announcing...
Transgenic maize: planted area expected to reach 15.7 million hectares
The expectation for genetically modified winter maize is to reach 92% of the total area.
Mato Grosso is a world leader in the adoption of agricultural biotechnology
State is consolidated as the one that most adopts transgenics in Brazil, with a planted area greater than that of India, which occupies the fourth position in the world ranking.
In 20 years of adoption, biotechnology revolutionized agriculture in Argentina
Since its introduction in 1996, agricultural biotechnology has generated gains of $ 126.9 million for Argentina.
Aprosoja discusses biotechnology with the European Union during ISGA mission
Executive Director of the Association, Wellington Andrade, spoke about genetically modified soybeans in the Netherlands
CRISPR / Cas9: Revolutionary technology allows DNA editing
Embrapa and CIB bring together researchers to discuss genetic innovation.
Workshop discusses CRISPR-Cas9 technology as a tool for editing genomes
Technique can revolutionize genetic engineering by being more accurate, faster and cheaper.
Transgenic mustard is considered safe
It is the first genetically modified (GM) mustard variety developed by India's public sector.
Addicted to coffee? The blame may be on your DNA.
Genes may explain why some people are more sensitive to caffeine.
Brazilian is open to the consumption of transgenics, says research
Data suggest that understanding the benefits of transgenics is perceived by a portion of the population.
US approves new GM labeling law
American law can stimulate the review of the Brazilian, which is more than 10 years and should be improved.
More than 100 Nobel Prizes unite in pro-transgenic manifesto
Unprecedented initiative criticizes Greenpeace's position against genetically modified organisms (GMOs), especially in the case of golden rice.
Biotechnology contributes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Researchers are working on the development of transgenic varieties that use Nitrogen more efficiently, reducing the emission of greenhouse gases.
Biotechnology Increases Global Grain Production and Farmers Income
Increment from the production of soybeans, corn, cotton and canola transgenic reaches 514 million tons and increase of average income of farmers reaches US $ 100 per hectare.
US Academy of Sciences says transgenic food is safe
The study did not find any evidence of risks related to the cultivation or consumption of genetically modified foods.
Brazil presents growth in the adoption of transgenics
The steady increase in the use of agricultural biotechnology by developing countries reveals that transgendering brings benefits to all.
Transgenic rice can fight iron and zinc deficiency
Lack of these nutrients can cause serious health problems, such as malnutrition and anemia.
Brazilians map DNA from peanut ancestor
Sequencing will contribute to the identification of genes associated with resistance to pests and drought.
Gene Linked to Schizophrenia Identified
A study suggests that the disease is linked to a dysfunction in the process of eliminating foreign or poorly used cells.
European study confirms transgenic food safety
Long-term work concludes that genetically modified maize poses no more risk than conventional variety.
United States approves transgenic potatoes
Variety presents four characteristics, among them resistance to the blight of the potato, one of the main diseases of the culture.
Transgenic chickens for medical use released in the USA
Animal GM will not be used for feeding, just to produce medicine in the eggs.
Scientists sequenced nut genome
Fruit is rich in omega-3s and its moderate consumption may reduce the risk of heart disease.
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