Tag: Cotton

Argentina Gensus and Bioheuris develop herbicide-tolerant gene-edited cotton
By: Date: 2021-05-15 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

World Agrochemical Network Chinese website reported:Bioheuris is an Argentine agricultural biotechnology start-up company that uses synthetic biology and gene editing technology to combat weeds. The company produces and sells certified cottonseed. Recently, the company announced a partnership with Gensus to develop herbicide-tolerant crops using CRISPR gene editing technology.

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Huazhong Agricultural University released the first cotton pan-genome map to help molecular breeding
By: Date: 2021-04-26 Categories: foodtechnology Tags: ,

Recently, the cotton genetic improvement team of Huazhong Agricultural University published a research paper, announcing the cotton genetic variation data set with the most abundant types of variation so far. The article also analyzed the genomic basis of cotton domestication and improvement from multiple scales, provided new gene loci for the biological study of the formation of important cotton traits, and provided new ideas for the precise improvement of important cotton traits from the perspective of pangenomics .

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Brazil’s cotton exports in the first quarter set a historical record for the same period
By: Date: 2021-04-16 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Brazil’s”Agriculture Channel” reported on April 12 that, according to a news released by the Brazilian Cotton Exporters Association (Anea) on Monday, Brazil exported 731,400 tons of cotton in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 18%compared to the 619,500 tons in the same period last year. Set a new historical record in the same period.

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The kick-off meeting of the Shandong Province Agricultural Good Seed Project”Breeding and Breeding of a Breakthrough New Variety of Salt-Alkali Tolerant High-quality Cotton Suitable for Mechanized Production” was held
By: Date: 2021-04-12 Categories: foodtechnology Tags: ,

Recently, the Shandong Provincial Department of Science and Technology issued the 2020 Provincial Agricultural Good Seed Project. In order to ensure the smooth implementation of the project, the arrangement of project tasks was approved by the Rural Science and Technology Department of the Shandong Provincial Department of Science and Technology. On April 9, the Shandong Provincial Agricultural Good Variety was led by the Economic Crop Research Institute of the Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Shandong Cotton Research Center). The kick-off meeting of the project”Breeding new varieties of high-quality salt-tolerant cotton suitable for mechanized production” was held in Jinan.

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The kick-off meeting of the Shandong Province Agricultural Good Seed Project”Breeding and Breeding of a Breakthrough New Variety of Salt-Alkali Tolerant High-quality Cotton Suitable for Mechanized Production” was held
By: Date: 2021-04-12 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,

Recently, the Shandong Provincial Department of Science and Technology issued the 2020 Provincial Agricultural Good Seed Project. In order to ensure the smooth implementation of the project, the arrangement of project tasks was approved by the Rural Science and Technology Department of the Shandong Provincial Department of Science and Technology. On April 9, the Shandong Provincial Agricultural Good Variety was led by the Economic Crop Research Institute of the Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Shandong Cotton Research Center). The kick-off meeting of the project”Breeding new varieties of high-quality salt-tolerant cotton suitable for mechanized production” was held in Jinan.

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Two scientific research achievements of Nanjing Agricultural University won the 2020 Excellent Scientific Research Achievement Award of Higher Education Institutions by the Ministry of Education
By: Date: 2021-04-01 Categories: foodtechnology Tags: ,

Recently, the Ministry of Education issued the”Decision on the Award of Scientific Research Outstanding Achievements in Higher Education Institutions (Science and Technology) in 2020″ (Jokexin [2021] No. 1), with Nanjing Agricultural University as the first to complete 2 awards, of which the first class 1 prize.

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Pakistan’s cotton production drops to its lowest level in 35 years
By: Date: 2020-11-21 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

According to a report by Pakistan’s”Business Record” on November 19, according to a report issued by the Pakistan Cotton Spinners Association, cotton production fell by 41.27%compared with the same period last year. It is estimated that Pakistan’s national cotton production this year will be 5.5 million bales, about 35 million bales. At the lowest level in the past year, about 7 million bales of cotton need to be imported to meet the needs of the local cotton industry.

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