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Science https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/11/new-genetically-modified-corn-produces-10-more-similar-types

Supporters of genetic engineering have long promised it will help meet the world’s growing demand for food. But despite the creation of many …

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Business Standard https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/faw-outbreak-rs-20-cr-maize-crop-damaged-in-mizoram-119052200772_1.html

The fall armyworm (FAW), an insect indigenous to the Americas, has caused an estimated loss of …

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Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-12-team-oldest-virus-ancient-settlement.html#jCp
Pennsylvania State University
Researchers studying ancient corncobs found at a Native American archeological site have recovered a 1,000-year-old virus, the oldest …
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Science Daily
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180807144941.htm
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August 7, 2018
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PLOS
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Is it possible to grow cereal crops without having to rely on energy-requiring commercial fertilizers? Researchers now describe a newly …
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CropBiotechUptake http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=16009

Scientists from France and the U.K. reviewed 52 articles on CRISPR use in crops published from 2014 to mid-2017 in peer-reviewed journals. The result is …

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PhysOrg https://phys.org/news/2017-11-maize-pest-exploits-defense-compounds.html The western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera), orginally from Central America, is more and more frequently found in Europe. Credit: Nowlan Freese, Max …

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By Roni Dengler

The poison known as aflatoxin that contaminates food supplies can delay children’s development and stunt their growth. It also causes liver cancer, and exposure to high enough concentrations can be fatal. The …

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CropUpdateBiotech http://www.isaaa.org/kc/cropbiotechupdate/article/default.asp?ID=16136

Kenyans are on the brink of starvation following a heavy infestation by the fall armyworm on their maize farms. First reported in the country in March last …

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Africa News http://www.africanews.com/2018/01/27/malawi-farmers-resort-to-home-made-repellents-to-combat-armyworms/ Farmers in Malawi are using home-made remedies to control armyworms after exhausting pesticide options on the market meant to …

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