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Pioneering crops for future generations

By 2050, the global population is expected to increase to 9.6 billion people. The world will need more nutritious, affordable, and environmentally sustainable food—exactly what the EU funded project PROTEIN2FOOD has committed ...

dateJan 18, 2016 in Environment
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GM crops can benefit organic farmers too

Have you eaten organic food today? If you have eaten anything, then technically you've eaten organic. By definition, all food is organic, it just may not have been grown under industry standards, such as Australian Certified ...

dateDec 09, 2015 in Biotechnology
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15 EU nations opt to stay GMO-free

Fifteen of the 28 EU member nations are seeking to keep genetically modified organisms out of all or part of their territory, as the deadline for opting out of new European legislation on GMO crops nears, the bloc's executive ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Has the green revolution really succeeded?

Over the past 50 years, human population has more than doubled, but cereal-crop production has grown even faster. Mechanization, synthetic fertilizers, new high-yield seeds and other advances in intensified agriculture have ...

dateJul 20, 2015 in Environment
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