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BioPharming Symposium

BioPharming Symposium

A CD-ROM of the complete presentations and abstracts of this highly successful Symposium, run in conjunction with ACRI and the Royal Society of New Zealand (and sponsored by AgMardt and AgCarm) is being compiled by the LSN.

Copies will be available in about 2 weeks time.

Place your order now with Marilyn Baker and we will send you an invoice.

Price: $20 (inc GST).

Researcher sees big issues for biopharming

Potential benefits to human life and the costs of not proceeding are two issues that must be considered with biopharming, Dr Mike Berridge from the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research said in Welli... More...

Give growers choice, says Federated Farmer

Crop growers should be the ones to decide what they will grow, Neil Barton from Federated Farmers said at the Symposium on Biopharming in Wellington yesterday.Mr Barton said New Zealand was unique... More...

Strong public feeling about biopharming

Public acceptance of biopharming was more likely if the plants used were not common food crops or icon species such as kauri, Dr Jean Fleming said at the Symposium on Biopharming in Wellington yesterd... More...

GM to boost global income

A new report by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural Resource Economics(ABARE) suggests the worldwide adoption of genetically modified crops could boost the overall income of all regions by $316 bi... More...

UK reports support co-existence

Fresh information from UK farm industry body SCIMAC has given a major boost to prospects for managing GM and non-GM crops at the practical farm level. The two new reports were issued as EU stakeholder... More...

India develops oral cattle vaccine from GM crop

Indian Institute of Science (IIS) scientists have achieved a breakthrough in developing 'oral candidate vaccine' from a transgenic plant to fight a deadly virus, which is affecting thousands of sheep ... More...

World embracing agri-biotech

The uptake of agricultural biotechnology outside Africa has been rapid, with over 140 million acres of genetically modified crops currently under cultivation in 16 countries. Global trends indicat... More...

Genome research targets environmental diseases

Environmental Genome Project researchers have announced progress in efforts to identify specific genetic variations that make some people more susceptible to disease triggers.Why don't all smokers... More...

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