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What is the difference between a grain species that includes genes transferred from other species by human hand and a species whose own DNA has been subtly modified by man? Genome editing is the most significant change in plant breeding since gene transfer, which was introduced in the 1990s. From the perspective of legislators, genome editing is challenging.
Genome editing scissors will revolutionise plant breeding, yet a professor fears EU countries will get side-tracked | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Genome-editing is the most significant change in plant breeding since gene transfer, which was introduced in the 1990s. Legislators are now taking a stand on the approach to two different methods of engineering the traits of plant species.