Tag Archives: maize

Immediate Investigation Ordered in GMO Seed Case

The Minster of Rural Development has ordered an immediate investigation of seeds and crops after it came to his attention that certain quantities of genetically modified (GMO) maize seeds had entered Hungary illegally across the country’s eastern borders.

Purdue receives grant to research heat tolerance of maize

Purdue University scientists will receive US$1.1 million to find ways to increase maize’s tolerance to heat, the research will be cariied out throught the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.

Expanding renewable energy sector boosts maize

Maize for biogas production is a rapidly expanding market and provides an exceptional opportunity for getting on top of resistant blackgrass.

Russia cut corn export by half due to high domestic demand

By the end of this agricultural year Russia will reduce corn exports by half, predicts the general director of the Institute for Agricultural Market Studies (IKAR) Dmitry Rylko.

EFSA publishes initial review on GM maize and herbicide study

The European Food Safety Authority has concluded that a recent paper raising concerns about the potential toxicity of genetically modified (GM) maize NK603 and of a herbicide containing glyphosate is of insufficient scientific quality to be considered as valid for risk assessment.