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Useful Mutants, Bred With Radiation – New York Times

Useful Mutants, Bred With Radiation – New York Times.

Firm developing non-GMO herbicide-resistant varieties | capitalpress.com

AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho — There isn’t much canola grown in Eastern Idaho, but the golden-flowering stalks in Kamren Koompin’s 40-acre field are unique for yet another reason. They were developed to be herbicide resistant — not through genetic modification but rather using a new technology expected to be more palatable with the public. Firm developing […]

Xanthan Gum

Humans have been breeding plants for thousands of years, and agriculture was a watershed in our evolution. Plants are bred to exhibit desirable traits, a process that was sometimes helped along by spontaneous mutations – such as the mutation that brought us sticky rice about 1,000 years ago (Ronald, 88). New techniques have developed over […]