Opinion: Making the Gene Technology Act 2000 fit-for-purpose

March 15th, 2018

Professor Mike Jones

If Australia wants to contribute fully to global food security as our population grows and our climate changes, it is now time to update what is or is not designated as a genetically modified organism (GMO), writes Professor Mike Jones.

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Gene silencing set to boost agricultural yields

April 30th, 2013

Researchers from Murdoch University have developed an environmentally friendly ‘gene silencing’ method to control Root Lesion Nematodes, plant pathogens known to reduce crop yields in major crops by 15 per cent or more.

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