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Group identifies parts of the genome that control fibre content of white flour, raising hope that products will be in shops within five years
05 Feb 2020
New research project aims to catalyse a rice revolution that will benefit low-income farmers and save water
17 Oct 2019
Appeal comes in the wake of the European Court of Justice’s ruling that regulation of the technology should fall under existing GMO laws.
23 Oct 2018
If agricultural production has not become sustainable by 2030, it will be “incredibly hard” to make up for lost time while also ensuring food security for a rising global population.
30 Nov 2017
Discovery of a gene that turns most fungi into pathogens presents chemists with a target for fungicides that could bring relief to many arable farmers, vegetable growers and people
11 Oct 2017
Only a better understanding of fundamental plant processes can exploit the potential of GM technology to create higher yielding, more resilient food crops
09 Oct 2017
A new study draws on weather data to reveal how crop pests make the most of convection currents and promises to provide farmers with better predictions of crop attacks
14 Jul 2017