hit counter joomla
Agriculture farming Aquaculture news

Post Tagged with: "GM"

GM wheat trials to begin in UK

images2.jpg

GM wheat trials are to begin in the UK next year, after Defra granted Rothamsted Research permission to release wheat lines genetically modified for resistance to aphids. Hertfordshire-based Rothamsted will conduct trials during 2012 and ...

Continue Reading →

Does Kenya need GM crops as it battles famine in the Horn of Africa?

292207.jpg

In the midst of a dire need to feed millions of people facing hunger because of drought, Kenya’s newly passed Biosafety Act allows for the importation of GM crops – but at what cost? There ...

Continue Reading →

Resistance found in GM maize target pest

yourfile.jpg

Repeated growing of the same type of genetically modified insect-resistant maize appears to have contributed to the first instances of resistance in western corn rootworm being detected in the USA. Field reports from growers in ...

Continue Reading →

GM wheat research in full flow

yourfile2.jpg

After several years of being the forgotten crop in the global development of genetically modified crops, wheat is suddenly smack bang in the middle of most biotech programmes. It was 2004 when Monsanto decided to ...

Continue Reading →

GM corn being developed for fuel instead of food

images4.jpg

US farmers are growing the first corn plants genetically modified for the specific purpose of putting more ethanol in gas tanks rather than producing more food. Aid organisations warn the new GM corn could worsen ...

Continue Reading →

Example Skins

dark_red dark_navi dark_brown light_red light_navi light_brown

Primary Color

Link Color

Background Color

Background Patterns

pattern-1 pattern-2 pattern-3 pattern-4 pattern-5 pattern-6

Main text color