Researchers are pursuing applications of gene drives to control a number of economically significant agricultural pests.
By Tiffany Stecker of Bloomberg BNA Farmers will soon have access to a novel technology to fight corn rootworm, a devastating pest that has grown resistant to traditional pesticides. The Environmental Protection Agency on June 14 approved for sale four new corn seeds from Monsanto Co. and Dow Agrosciences engineered with[…]Read More »
Brazil has approved commercial use of a genetically modified sugarcane, setting a milestone for the country’s highly competitive sugar industry as this is the first time such permission has been granted anywhere in the world. Read moreRead More »