The Department of Agriculture-attached agency Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is a step closer to making the ‘golden rice’ available in the market after it secured an application for field trial and biosafety permit for food, feed and processing.
Biological control has moved into the mainstream. After years of experimentation and new and improved technologies, biocontrol is becoming a more regular part of many growers’ integrated pest management (IPM) programs. Read moreRead More »
Two complementary studies – PG Economics’ “GM Crops: Global Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts 1996-2016” and the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications “Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2017” – examine the continued adoption of global crop biotechnology, and the significant positive socio-economic and environmental impacts of this[…]Read More »