Tag Archives: GM

A new chance for biotechnology: the dawn of ‘Genetically Edited’ fruits

News about so-called ‘genetically edited’ fruits has gone viral since Trends in Biotechnology mentioned them two days ago (13.08.2014.) (1,2,3,4,5) The idea of ‘genetically edited’ is clear: due to the high social distrust and strict international regulations imposed on GM crops, … Continue reading

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How much do we need GMOs in the EU?

News, articles and blogposts about GMOs are coming and going. Sometimes the debates are getting really hot, sometimes the media picks up something else and we barely hear about this issue… However (even though we do not hear it all … Continue reading

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Weekly news (7. week of 2014)

Here we go again with the most interesting news which keep the hortiworld excited this week. Read&enjoy 😉 French wine exports drop in 2013 (decanter) New quality criteria to be developed for booming spice and herb sector (FAO) Merkel’s conservatives … Continue reading

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Burning seed issues

Dear Readers, I have been thinking about this for a long time now and finally I decided to write a few posts about seeds, one of the most important plant reproductive materials. Why exatly about seeds…? Well, because they are important … Continue reading

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Fresh, crunchy weekend-news here!

Here we go again with the new, exciting, fresh news, dear readers! Take it, read it, share it 😉 Canada: seed growers support current variety registration system (manitobacooperator) Tanzania: GMO research well underway (dailynews) World food prices stay high, but … Continue reading

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Brand new horticultural news from the world! :)

The new year has arrived and our enthusiasm to enjoy the ever-lively horticultural buzz is also renewed… So let’s see what is happening out there! 😉 Pecan industry set for growth, eyes India (thepacker) Heavy storms cause Dutch greenhouse to … Continue reading

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