International Sugar Journal

Brazil – Multiplication of GM cane on a large scale begins [Full subscriber]

The world’s first variety of genetically modified (GM) sugarcane has been planted on 400 hectares (988 acres) throughout the cane growing regions in Brazil, according to the research firm behind the project.

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Ceres makes progress with field trials of its GM cane varieties [Registered]

Roger Pennell, vice president of trait development for Ceres explained that faster growth, higher yield and greater resilience to drought and other stress conditions would not only increase output, but also lower production costs for the industry.

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