DuPont announces its first CRISPR-created crop, waxy corn

The second-largest seed company in the world, DuPont Pioneer, announced development of a new strain of waxy corn using CRISPR-Cas gene-editing technology. It would be DuPont’s first commercial crop that is the fruit of the technology and could be offered for sale to U.S. farmers within five years, pending field trials and regulatory review. “This… » Read More

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