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National gene bank discovery to help develop wheat varieties

The National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR), commonly known as the national gene bank, has identified around 45 accessions (a unique identifier given to a protein sequence) out of its collection of 20,000 accessions which have been found ... Financial Express, 3 weeks ago
Inter Press Service

Filipino Farmers Protest Government Research on Genetically Modified Rice

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 Inter Press Service3 weeks ago

Flexibility pledged for grain imports to ensure food security

China will continue to increase the flexibility of its grain imports, national agricultural officials said on Friday. It will buy adequate amounts of cereal and cultivated crops from global markets at cheaper prices to ensure grain supply ...
 CHINAdaily2 weeks ago CENTRAL PEOPLE GOVERNMENT OF PEOPLE RE : Flexibility pledged for grain imports  4 Traders1 week ago China pledges flexibility for grain imports to ensure food security  ACQ Magazine1 week ago

Korgutt rice gets national ID

Panaji: Goa's hardy red kernel variety, korgutt, is now up among the country's elite rice varieties, after being approved recently by the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi, for its tolerance to salinity stress at seedling stage. ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Local experts develop dipstick kit for Philippine Carabao mango authentication

Known as the national fruit of the country, the pulpy-sweet mango is the third most important fruit crop next to banana and pineapple in terms of export volume and value, according to the Department of Agriculture High Value Crops Development ...
 Philippine Department of Science and Technology2 days ago

Seeds of Truth: Vandana Shiva and the New Yorker

Posted in: Ecology, India, Resources, Science | No comments (A response to the article Seeds of Doubt by Michael Specter inThe New Yorker) I am glad that the future of food is being discussed, and thought about, on farms, in homes, on TV, online ...
 ZNet4 days ago

Campaign against GMOs gathers pace

T he campaign against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) has achieved a higher profile in recent months. On Sept. 18, a commentary in the Inquirer (Proponents of GM rice ignore the risks by Angelina P. Galang, a board member of Consumer Rights ...
 Philippines Daily Tribune2 weeks ago
The Poultry Site

China's Food Self-sufficiency Policy

Featured Articles Wednesday, December 17, 2014 It is unlikely China will be able to maintain self-sufficiency on all major agrifood commodities, according to Matthew Hyde and Faraz Syed in the latest Agricultural Commodities quarterly report from ...
 The Poultry Site2 days ago
New Statesman

Colour to dye for: how much do we really know about the risks of colouring our hair?

Every two months Barclay Cunningham goes through a process that begins with taking an antihistamine tablet. After a few hours, she smears a thick layer of antihistamine cream across her forehead, around her ears and over her neck. Finally, she ...
 New Statesman4 days ago
Health Canal

Worms' mental GPS helps them find food

Salk scientists develop a theory to explain how animals gather information and switch attention LA JOLLAYouve misplaced your cell phone. You start by scanning where you remember leaving it: on your bureau. You check and double-check the bureau ...
 Health Canal4 days ago Worm's mental GPS helps them find food  Health Canal1 week ago
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