Gene edited plants aid food security, researchers say

Gene edited plants aid food security, researchers say

GMO agriculture

With renewed attention to implementation and regulation, new plant breeding technologies such as gene editing could make an important contribution to global food security, say a group of plant geneticists and economists.

The authors, from several institutions including the University of Liege, Belgium, and the National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Pakistan, catalogue several new technologies to edit genes of plant crops that they suggest “may allay fears associated with GM crops”.

READ MORE…  ** IMPORTANT: read the whole story **

Published by Cosmos Magazine

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons