Tag Archives: GMO

Take the GMO quiz!

Hey everyone, I found this tricky GMO quiz around the internet yesterday… And  I must say it proved to be faaar less easy than I had expected! Try it and see how much you know actually! 😉 L. Advertisements

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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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Biofortification- could it be a way out of hunger?

In the past few weeks, months, we can meet more and more often this word “biofortification”. What is this exactly and why is it important? Honestly, the word itself sounds a bit aggressive to me, but actually it is a … 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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Weekly news (4th week 2014)

Dear readers, it’s pretty much time to get up to date in the horticultural news of the world, isn’t it? Let’s see what has happened in the last few days… Chila and Italy forge kiwifruit accord (fruitnet) Australian wine exports … Continue reading

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