Gene editing offers the potential for rapidly introducing beneficial traits within a crop plant. It is also controversial and needs a strong regulatory framework, DEFRA has announced its intention to hold a consultation.
The debate about new breeding techniques and the distinction between genetic modification and gene editing, was raised at the Oxford Farming Conference.
An unexpected ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has classified a promising gene editing technique as genetic modification and it
When Dave Hughes started working for Syngenta over 20 years ago his focus was chemistry but his interests and that of the company have developed