Agricultural Sciences

Vitamin E-enriched Sweet Corn Developed

1 month ago   |   ISAAA

Researchers from Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences in China investigated the genetic architecture of vitamin E content in sweet corn kernels by conducting a...
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CRISPR-Cas9 Used to Transform Normal Maize to Waxy Version

1 month ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

Scientists from Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Anhui Agricultural University conducted a study to convert a normal maize hybrid into a waxy version using...
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Drought Tolerant Potato Developed thru Overexpression of GhABF2

2 monthes ago   |   ISAAA

Researchers from the Institute of Biotechnology, Gansu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China successfully developed a genetically engineered drought tolerant potato using...
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Scientists Improve Antioxidant Content of Maize

3 monthes ago   |   ISAAA

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences improved the tocopherol composition of maize to maximize its use for human and livestock health. The results are...
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Novel composite antimicrobial film could take a bite out of foodborne illnesses

4 monthes ago   |   Phys

A novel composite film-created by the bonding of an antimicrobial layer to conventional, clear polyethylene plastic typically used to vacuum-package foods such as meat and...
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Precise Base Editing of Acetolactate Synthase Genes Confers Herbicide Resistance in Maize

4 monthes ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

Researchers from Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and other institutions reported precise based editing of maize genes using CRISPR-Cas9, leading to development of...
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India Develops Drought Tolerant and Disease Resistant Chickpeas

5 monthes ago   |   ISAAA

Indian farmers may soon take hold of two new chickpea varieties with improved drought tolerance and disease resistance traits. The varieties were developed by the Agricultural...
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SEARCA BIC's Agri-biotech Boot Camp Puts the Spotlight on Youth in Agriculture

6 monthes ago   |   ISAAA

Thirty-three students and teachers from seven provinces in the Philippines took part in the 4th Agri-biotech Boot Camp held on November 13-15, 2019 in Los Baños, Laguna. The...
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Scientists Update Chinese Soybean Genome to Golden Reference

8 monthes ago   |   ISAAA

Biologists from China (Chinese Academy of Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and Berry Genomics Corporation) have...
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Scientists update soybean genome to golden reference

8 monthes ago   |   Phys

Soybean is one of the most important crops worldwide. A high-quality reference genome will facilitate its functional analysis and molecular breeding. Previously, biologists...
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