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New GMO potatoes obtain approval for human consumption in 2017

GMO foods began to be increasingly more present in our lives, whether we realize it or not. Genetically modified crops are specifically designed for human or animal consumption, using the new technologies of molecular biology. Most of them have a modified DNA structure (adenosine triphosphate, the substance that holds genetic information) in order to win… Read More »

Syngenta’s new seed treatment targets potato crops – CruiserMaxx Vibrance Potato

Potato crops rank fourth in world production of food after wheat, corn and rice. The potato is originally from the Andes of South America and has become an important food crop in the cold highlands of South America, Asia (Himalaya) and Central and Eastern Africa. Average yields per hectare for potatoes are the highest in… Read More »