Growing Voices are a EuropaBio initiative aiming to highlight the broad based and growing constituency of interest in genetically modified (GM) crops in Europe.
Iquo Offiong believes that green biotech has a role to play in terms of food security in African countries and looks forward for the Nigerian senate to turn the regulation bill into law.
Pascoe Harvey suggests that Europe takes on the model of the Canadian system which aims at looking at the phenotype rather than the production process.
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.
Aleksandra Malyske strengthens the importance of communications in science.
Plant biotechnology research is working to provide gluten free wheat and improve the lives of individuals suffering from coeliac disease.
The drug being credited with potentially saving the lives of two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus was produced in Owensboro.The serum wasn't manufactured but grown — in a greenhouse full of genetically modified tobacco plants.
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.