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Gene-edited crops: expert Q+A on what field trials could mean for the future of food

Attasit Saentep/Shutterstock Guy Poppy, University of Southampton Firmly outside the EU, where regulations are considered tighter, the UK government plans to revise regulations on gene editing in agriculture in England, enabling field trials of crops which have had their DNA spliced to accentuate particular qualities, like resistance to disease or drought. This will be followed by a broader review of …

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