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UK field trial results spark local debate


UK field trial results spark local debate

The result of field trials in the UK on GM crops are adding weight to debate from both sides of the genetic modification argument, Newstalk ZB reports. New Zealand Green Party co-leader Jeanette F... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5033

Professor Bryan Sykes lecture tour

Oxford Professor and best-selling author Bryan Sykes will be touring New Zealand giving public lectures in October and November, as the University of Auckland Sir Douglas Robb lecturer for 2003.Pr... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5030

GM potato Breakthrough Welcomed

The New Zealand Vegetable Growers Federation is welcoming American research that has succeeded in genetically engineering the first high-yield potato with complete resistance to the devastating diseas... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5026

Baldock: UK GM trials prove caution way to go

The results of a four-year British farm GM trials released overnight would indicate that New Zealand's cautious approach is the right one, United Future's Larry Baldock said today."As I've said be... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5024

Biolines 46 now available

AfricaBio's monthly digest of the latest biotech information important to Africa, BioLines, is now available. ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5021

TV3 found using MaDGE film, NBR reveals

News bosses at television network TV3 have been caught out passing off protest film supplied by anti-GM lobby group Madge as their own work in a news item, the NBR reports today. Madge frontwoman ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5019

UK farm trials 'good news day for ecology'

The much-anticipated results of Britain's field trials of genetically modified crops show that genetically modified, herbicide-tolerant (GMHT) oilseed rape (canola) and sugar beet cropping reduced bio... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5017

All sides claim victory in GM trial results

The UK Government said it would consider the latest research on GM crops carefully before deciding whether to allow the plants to be commercialised. "I have said consistently that the government i... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5016

Monsanto to focus on strengths

Monsanto Company has announced its intention to exit from its European cereal seed business headquartered at Trumpington, Cambridge, UK. This results from a strategic decision by Monsanto’s corpor... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5020

Polls show some limited impact of GM issue

Another poll has recorded a decline in support for both National and Labour. The National Business Review Phillips Fox poll found Labour's party vote had dropped another two points during October ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5025

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