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Date：Oct. 31, 2019 Category：Markets
The four major biotech crops — soybeans, maize, cotton, and canola — were the most adopted biotech crops by 26 countries in 2018, according to the ISAAA repor...
Tags:GM cropBiotechSoybeanGene Editing
Date：Sep. 6, 2019 Category：Science&Research
Researchers from Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain and Durham University in the UK developed a tried and tested cloning system for genome editing with a...
Date：Sep. 5, 2019 Category：Markets
A total of 70 countries adopted biotech crops through cultivation and importation in 2018, the 23rd year of continuous biotech crop adoption, according to the G...
Date：Aug. 23, 2019 Category：Markets
Date：Aug. 12, 2019 Category：Regulations
On July 26, 2019, the European Commission authorized 10 genetically modified organisms (GMOs), seven for food and feed uses (cotton GHB614 x LLCotton25 x MON159...
Date：Jul. 4, 2019 Category：Regulations
Members of Parliament from Uganda have called upon the Kenyan government to fast track the commercialization of Bt cotton so that the entire East African Commun...
Date：May. 30, 2019 Category：Science&Research
A healthy agricultural production system cannot exist without healthy soils. Aside from being the habitat of diverse organisms that contribute to carbon sequest...
Date：May. 1, 2019 Category：Markets
Since its discovery in the 1800s, Fusarium Wilt or Panama disease has been a global threat to the banana industry, wiping out entire plantations in Asia, Austra...
Date：Jan. 24, 2019 Category：Regulations
After almost a decade of trials, Nigeria is now on the road towards the commercialization of Bt cowpea.
Date：Dec. 13, 2018 Category：Markets
Biotech cotton area in Pakistan reached an all-time high of 3 million hectares in 2017, which is equal to 96% of total cotton production in the country.
Date：Sep. 21, 2018 Category：Markets
Cotton farming in Burkina Faso is in a fast slump two years after the suspension of Bt cotton.
Date：Jun. 26, 2018 Category：Markets
Today, the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) and PG Economics, Ltd. released new studies highlighting the continued...
Date：Jun. 7, 2018 Category：Regulations
The Government of Ethiopia is the latest African country to authorize cultivation of biotech crops by granting two landmark approvals for environmental release ...
Date：May. 17, 2018 Category：Regulations
Swaziland Environment Authority (SEA) has granted two landmark approvals for importation of Bt cotton seed and environmental release of the crop making the King...
Date：Nov. 13, 2017 Category：Science&Research
Wild sorghum will soon provide a reservoir for resistance genes against Striga. A research team lead by Dr. Steven Runo of the Plant Transformation Laboratory (...
Date：Nov. 3, 2017 Category：Markets
Stakeholders in the cotton sub-sector in Kenya are eagerly awaiting the introduction of Bt cotton in the country. This was raised at a recent workshop to prepar...
Date：Jun. 1, 2017 Category：Regulations
A high-level delegation from Kenya visited Malawi's Bt cotton National Performance Trial (NPTs) fields on May 11, 2017. The team consisted of board chairs from ...
Date：May. 5, 2017 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
May 4, the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) released its annual report showcasing the 110-fold increase in adoptio...
Tags:GM cropBiotechPlanting Area
Date：Apr. 20, 2017 Category：Regulations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced temporary exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of the Bacillus thuringiensis mCry...
Date：Mar. 16, 2017 Category：Regulations
The Agricultural Academy of Japan, a professional academic organization for agriculture, held a press conference on their proposal to conduct a confined field t...