Is data knowledge? The dilemma between genomics sequencing and traditional knowledge

Is Data Knowledge?

The challenging dilemma between genomic sequencing and traditional knowledge Historically, to develop a new plant variety, there needed to be two distinct varieties to be able to cross-pollinate. If one variety was higher yielding and the other had strong disease resistance, they could be crossed with the goal of being Read more…

Biotechnology, Agriculture and Development by Phillips, Castle & Smyth

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New Research Collection on Innovations in Agriculture and Food Genetically modified (GM) crops were first commercially available 18 years ago. Over this time, the technology has been applied to 15 different types of food crops (as of 2015). GM crops have been grown in 28 different countries during this period. Read more…