Prof. Selim Çetiner, Sabanci University Istanbul, would like to see more scientists communicating on the GM technology with the general public.
Europe is losing time due to the slower pace of GMO approvals compared to the main exporting countries. As ‘purity’ does not exist in agriculture, Fabio Niespolo believes that many trade issues could be dealt with by introducing a threshold for GM materials in batches of conventional seeds.
Plant biotechnology improves the health profiles of COOKING OILS. Oil extracted from new "trans fat free" soybeans has less saturated fat and an increased stability for frying applications.
India is the second largest exporter of cotton, mostly GM. Chavali Kameswara Rao asks for Europe’s support to progress faster and to disperse unfounded fears surrounding the technology.
Plant biotechnology research is working to provide gluten free wheat and improve the lives of individuals suffering from coeliac disease.
Britain's newspaper, the Independent, has broken ranks on GM foods, urging its environmentally audience that they were doing humanity "a gross disservice" by standing in the way of GM foods that could alleviate starvation around the world.
We find that GE increased yields 34 per cent for cotton, 12 per cent for corn and 3 per cent for soybeans.
ISAAA releases "Top Ten Facts about Biotech/GM Crops in 2013", a Special Edition of Crop Biotech Update March 5 issue.
Growing demand for essentials like meat and grain, topsy-turvy weather and land commandeered for the production of biofuels will add at least £850 to typical annual food spending, they claimed.
Opposition to the growing of genetically modified (GM) crops on alleged scientific grounds was yesterday dismissed as “a form of madness” by the chief scientific adviser to the president of the European Commission.