Potatoes that are genetically engineered to withstand bruising and produce less of a harmful chemical when fried, along with two kinds of browning-resistant apples were approved for the US market F

New breed will be free from pesticide residue & giving 150% more per-hectare yield

The state agriculture department has undertaken a Seed Mission to make Bengal self-reliant in seed production.

Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute is now developing genetically modified potato varieties after introducing first genetically modified vegetable Bt Brinjal amid strong protests from green

British scientists have developed genetically modified potatoes that are resistant to the vegetable's biggest threat - blight.

New Delhi : In a signal that the stalemate over the policy on genetically modified (GM) crops could end soon with the change of guard at the ministry of environment and forests, the Genetic Enginee

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Nov 21 (BSS): An extensive potato cultivation plan has been taken up in the district this year.

Impact assessment of climate change on potato productivity in Punjab for three potato cultivars of late (Kufri Badshah), medium (Kufri Jyoti) and early (Kufri Pukhraj) maturity groups was carried out for A1FI scenario of temperature and atmospheric CO2 of the years 2020 and 2055. The simulation study was done using WOFOST crop growth model for potential production at 13 locations in Punjab.

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Do you think only ‘Monsanto’ (or any multinational seed company) has the capacity to develop transgenic crops? The answer is a clear ‘no’.

Faced with widespread concerns in Europe over its genetically modified foods, US agro-chemicals giant Monsanto said Thursday it was giving up on plans to grow new GM crops in the EU, which has held up approval for years.

“We will no longer be pursuing approvals for cultivation of new biotech crops in Europe,” Monsanto said, adding that it would now focus on its conventional seeds business.

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