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Huge setback if GE onion application rejected


Huge setback if GE onion application rejected

Responding to criticism from GE-Free NZ, plant scientist Colin Eady said "If GE-Free New Zealand had read our application to ERMA they would see that this technology is actually designed to allow onio... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4293

GE onions have 'no benefit' for New Zealand

The application by New Zealand Institute for Crop & Food Research to field test onions modified for tolerance to the herbicide glyphosate should be rejected by ERMA and the farming community as being ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4292

Biotenz News Update - 10 July 2003

The latest Biotenz News Update has been posted to the Biotenz web site. Index GM onion application goes to ERMAHortResearch To Boost ScientistsNew Zealand Farmers Grow Super Sheep... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4291

Growing flowers in a computer

Elliot Meyerowitz, professor of biology, is fascinated with growing flowers - in a computer writes Stephen Cauchi in the Sydney Morning Herald. Breeding plants and crops takes time. It can take mo... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4290

Kangaroo DNA to be mapped

Australian scientists hoping to increase understanding of both human genetics and sustainable management of the country's marsupials launched a project yesterday to map kangaroo DNA. A new Centre ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4289

Embryos screened for deafness - a first for Aust

A woman who, with her partner, carries a genetic cause for deafness, failed to become pregnant after her IVF embryos were screened to guarantee a child with perfect hearing writes Tom Noble in the Syd... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4288


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