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Bio-security review after wheat virus outbreak


Bio-security review after wheat virus outbreak

Bio-security to be reviewed in wake of wheat virus outbreakA review has been launched into bio-security measures at Australia's plant research institutions.It comes after the discovery of a pote... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3944

Moratoriums cause conflict in Australia

The New South Wales Government has released its proposed plan for a three-year moratorium on genetically modified crops, but will permit trials to continue.The proposal will be put before Parliame... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3943

Budget bonus for RS&T

Wrapped up in all the expected buzz words - knowledge economies, business incubators, "Growth and Innovation Framework" - came a big wedge of cash for New Zealand science, Paul Panckhurst writes in th... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3942

Cautious approach to GM no surprise

It's not surprising that half of farmers surveyed by Lincoln University believe the Government's moratorium on genetically modified crops and livestock should be extended, says Federated Farmers of Ne... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3941

Greens have no credibility on US trade bid

National says the Greens relevance and credibility is seriously in question after its co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons has told Parliament 'that GE foods have never received any safety testing'.Natio... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3940

GM moratorium allows more time for research

The State Government's moratorium on GM crops has been welcomed by the NSW Farmers' Association, which says more research needs to be done before there's a general release of the technology.Assoc... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3939

Budget encourages innovation

Budget 2003 provides many helpful elements to build a more innovative New Zealand, says Paul Tocker, President of the Association of Crown Research Institutes."The Budget moves us further along th... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3938

Fed Farmers welcome biosecurity boost

Farmers have welcomed the Government's increased spend on biosecurity and trade security.Budget 2003 allocates $2.457 million over four years for aircraft, passenger, and mail clearance. A further... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3937

Forest Research to launch Biomaterial strategy

Forest Research is launching its new Biomaterial Futures strategy tomorrow. The launch is to be held at Forest Research's main campus at Rotorua. Key forest industry representatives, other manufacture... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3936

Expert backs WTO initiative

Genetically modified foods have the potential of revolutionizing agrarian societies throughout the world by "addressing hunger, environmental degradation, and poverty by improving agricultural product... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3935

Biotenz News Update - 15 May 2003

The latest Biotenz News Update has been posted to the Biotenz website. The stories are:Biotechnology Taskforce Briefing Seminars Bio Commerce Centre Launched Canterbury Set For Future ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3934

Survey shows NZ farmers cautious about GM

New Zealand farmers remain cautious about the use of genetically engineered (GE) organisms in New Zealand, according to a new Lincoln University study reported in the Christchurch Press. Half of t... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3933

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