Agrigenomics Yields a Next-Gen Cornucopia

MARYANN LABANT | November 1, 2019

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Gene editing technology takes agricultural biotechnology beyond transgenic technology, which transfers “as is” genes from one species to another. Essentially, gene editing is more refined than transgenesis. This difference may justify the view that gene edited plants are not, like transgenic plants, genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Regulatory requirements and consumer attitudes may hang in the balance.

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