• Nitrogen Use Efficient Wheat Developed Using CRISPR-Cas9

    3 days ago - By ISAAA

    Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences used CRISPR-Cas9 to boost nitrogen use efficiency and increase the yield potential of wheat. The results are published in the Journal of Integrative Plant Biology.Wheat is an economically important crop, providing food to over 30% of the global population. To improve wheat yield, nitroge...
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  • Nitrogen Use Efficient Rice Getting Closer to Farmers' Fields in Nigeria

    3 days ago - By ISAAA

    Nigerian scientists and partners met in Abuja to commence compiling a dossier for the national performance trial on genetically engineered rice called nitrogen-efficient, water-efficient, salt-tolerant rice. The final dossier will be submitted to the National Biosafety Management Agency, which is tasked to regulate GE crops in the cou...
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