Thirty years ago, most of the major agricultural chemical companies looked at venom from inspects and spiders and believed it would make great insecticides. But every venture failed.
Precision gene editing in plants is a way for scientists and researchers to increase nutritional value and decrease susceptibility to diseases. Plant breeders want all the tools in the tool box to make quick efficient changes, and gene editing is another instrument. Read moreRead More »
The FAO Food Price Index, a “… trade-weighted index tracking international market prices for five key commodity groups: major cereals, vegetable oils, dairy, meat and sugar, … averaged 175.2 points in June, up 1.4 percent from May and 7.0 percent from a year earlier … The FAO Cereal Price Index[…]Read More »