Seed World Podcast Episode 7: Breeding GMO-Resistant Corn


Tennessee researchers have developed six corn hybrids that may potentially lessen the risk of GMO contamination. According to Dennis West, a professor with the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Tennessee, researchers at the university crossed white and yellow Tennessee corn lines with genetic stocks containing a cross-pollinator inhibitor gene. The research is significant for growers concerned about their non-GMO corn being cross-pollinated with GM varieties.

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