Gen­ome-edit­ing scis­sors will re­volu­tion­ise plant breed­ing, yet a pro­fessor fears EU countries will get side-tracked

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Genome-editing is the most significant change in plant breeding since gene transfer, which was introduced in the 1990s. Legislators are now taking a stand on the approach to two different methods of engineering the traits of plant species.

Period29 Sep 2018 → 26 Oct 2018

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  • TitleLaittomiksi leikatut
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletYliopisto (lehti)
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size1 page
    CountryUnknown
    Date26/10/2018
    Producer/AuthorEeva Karmitsa
    PersonsTeemu Teeri
  • TitleGen­ome-edit­ing scis­sors will re­volu­tion­ise plant breed­ing, yet a pro­fessor fears EU countries will get side-tracked
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletUniversity of Helsinki/News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnknown
    Date29/09/2018
    DescriptionGenome-editing is the most significant change in plant breeding since gene transfer, which was introduced in the 1990s. Legislators are now taking a stand on the approach to two different methods of engineering the traits of plant species.
    Producer/AuthorInterview by Eeva Karmitsa
    URLhttps://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/life-science-news/genome-editing-scissors-will-revolutionise-plant-breeding-yet-a-professor-fears-eu-countries-will-get-side-tracked
    PersonsTeemu Teeri