Rothamsted Research has received permission from the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to carry out GM Wheat field trials on the Rothamsted Farm between 2017 and 2019, it announced on Wednesday.
By: Julie Ingwersen
The U.S. Department of Agriculture next month will tighten regulations for field trials of genetically modified wheat, the government said in a notice on Friday.
GM wheat trial failure highlights poor GM success rate, need to invest in other R&D.
GeneWatch UK today responded to Rothamsted Research's admission that its field trial of GM wheat failed to repel aphids (1) by highlighting the shocking waste of taxpayers' money used to promote GM.