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The scientist responsible for the only public trial of a gene edited crop in Europe has said the EU decision to reclassify the plants as GM will cause a regulatory nightmare for food standard agencies.
18 Dec 2018
There was a buzz of hands-on excitement and challenging inquiry today as teenagers came face-to-face with worms and cereal fields, insects in a grain silo...and the trade-off tree.
12 Sep 2018
Calling all farmers: join the first national survey of earthworms on farmland and discover how they support environmental stewardship and improve crop productivity sustainably.
07 Sep 2018
A major international research collaboration has revealed what makes wheat tick, promising discoveries to combat disease and produce higher yields more sustainably in tough conditions.
16 Aug 2018
Reducing year-to-year variability in the demand for trees for planting could reduce the import of exotic pests and diseases that can damage local forests and woodlands.
15 Aug 2018
A popular technique for studying genes from different organisms plus a new carrier to transfer them to plants have yielded a powerful tool for understanding crops better.
13 Aug 2018
European lawyers have ruled that a crop whose performance has been altered by a modern genome technique must pass the same checks as GM crops that include foreign genes.
25 Jul 2018