Pamela Ronald studies the genes that make plants more resistant to disease and stress. In an eye-opening talk, she describes her decade-long quest to isolate a gene that allows rice to survive prolonged flooding.
With a wave of consolidation hitting the agrochemical industry, more questions are being raised about the potential legal liabilities of prime acquisition targets like Monsanto Co. and Syngenta AG. Some of these liabilities are easily quantifiable, but there’s at least one area where legal exposure is much less clear: GMO[…]Read More »
EPA is extending from Nov. 21 to Dec. 21 the public comment period on its draft human health risk assessment of the pesticide malathion that aims to support its decisions on re-registering the substance. Read moreRead More »