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Model behaviour - the race to conserve crop wild relatives

An innovative way of searching for crop wild relatives has been discovered and put to use by a team of CGIAR scientists. Their methods are helping to fill vital gaps in gene banks around the world and to pinpoint valuable genetic material which is under threat.
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The efforts of the CGIAR scientists in locating wild relatives of peanut is commendable, while many crops are in the process of exploitation/extiction in the race for production of GM/BT crops to monopolise agriculture.
posted by: Kskarnic (16:15:49 Tue 9th March 2010)

 

 

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