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UK Government Gives Green Light to Genome-Edited Wheat Trial

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The FINANCIAL — BBSRC funded UK research institute, Rothamsted Research, has been granted permission by Defra to run a series of field trials of wheat that has been genome edited.…

New modified wheat could help tackle global food shortage

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The FINANCIAL --  Researchers at the University of York have created a new modified wheat variety that increases grain production by up to 12 per cent. Wheat is one of the most important food crops in the world, providing 20 per cent of human calories; with ever increasing global food demand, increasing crop yield is critically…