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Cover photo for Plant Pandemics

Plant Pandemics

Covid 19 has made the potential for human pandemics clear to us. We saw the value of biotechnology in …

Cover photo for Plant Pandemics

Plant Pandemics

COVID-19 has made the potential for human pandemics clear to us. We saw the value of biotechnology in quickly …

Cover photo for US Revamps Genetic Engineering Rule

US Revamps Genetic Engineering Rule

Recently USDA released a new regulatory pathway process for bioengineered crops as a result of the Modernizing the Regulatory Framework …

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