Plants absorb nitrogen in the form of amino acids. To make the pool of organic nitrogen from soil organic matter available to plants, soil proteases, produced by micro-organisms and potentially excreted by plants, release amino acids.
Distinguishing between different types of genetic modification and making it easier for plants that have undergone modifications deemed minor to be authorized: this is the aim of the regulatory proposal on NGTs put forward by the European Commission on July 5, 2023.
"First proposed in June 2022 by the European Commission as part of the European Green Deal and its 2030 Biodiversity Strategy, the Nature Restoration Law's aim is to restore and re-establish healthy, resilient and productive ecosystems", says Garlich von Essen...
Advances in molecular biology, bioinformatics, sequencing techniques, etc. have contributed to the development of biotechnology. This progress enhances knowledge and opens up new fields of exploration for plant health.
South Africa is hosting the 2023 World Seed Congress in Cape Town from 5 to 7 June. This year should bolster ambitions for stronger and more effective international cooperation in the service of one goal: access to quality seed for all farmers of the planet.