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GM solutions to root diseases of cereals - A situation analysis and business case

Christopher, Mandy (2011) GM solutions to root diseases of cereals - A situation analysis and business case. Project Report. Grains Research & Development Corporation.

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Abstract

Root disease causes about $503 million in losses annually to Australia's wheat and barley industries. Because of these large losses and in many cases the difficulty in reducing these losses through breeding or management, root diseases are candidates for solutions through genetic modification (GM). Through an extensive review of the scientific literature and patents, a range of approaches to GM solutions to root diseases are critically discussed. Given the high cost of regulatory approval for GM crops and a complex intellectual property (IP) landscape, it is likely that research in this area will be done in collaboration with international partners.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Business groups:Crop and Food Science
Keywords:Final report
Subjects:Plant culture > Field crops > Grain. Cereals
Science > Biology > Genetics
Plant pests and diseases > Plant pathology
Deposited On:07 Dec 2011 04:36
Last Modified:18 Jan 2017 03:10

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