Monthly Archives: May 2022

GM barley trial to reduce synthetic fertiliser use gets go ahead

Field trials involving genetically modified (GM) barley that scientists believe could cut the use of synthetic fertilisers have been given the go ahead. Boost levels of NSP2 gene The barley variety has been genetically modified to boost expression levels of the NSP2 gene and scientists will evaluate whether improved crop interaction with naturally occurring soil fungi can lead to more

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