Arcadia Biosciences’ reduced gluten wheat

May 1, 2018By cglifeMedia Coverage, News No Comments

Ingredient Snapshot: Arcadia Biosciences, an agricultural food ingredient company, has announced plans to add its new reduced gluten (RG) wheat lines to its GoodWheat portfolio of branded ingredients. The company expects to have its first RG bread wheat flour available for commercial testing by the end of the year.

Super-rice defies triple whammy of stresses

February 28, 2014By tnguyenMedia Coverage, News No Comments

For the first time, a single strain of genetically modified rice has been developed to handle drought, salty soils and lack of fertiliser. The aim is to “climate-proof” rice farms in Asia and Africa so that they can grow the same variety each year, regardless of the conditions. Crops have previously been developed that cope … Read More

Mahyco develops new GM crops sans Monsanto support

February 24, 2014By tnguyenMedia Coverage, News No Comments

Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco) is seeking regulatory approvals for field trials in genetically modified (GM) rice and cotton lines that can grow under water-stressed and saline environments, besides requiring less nitrogen fertilisers. The ₹700-crore company has developed these new plants using proprietary genes belonging to Arcadia Biosciences, a privately-held agri-biotech firm headquartered in Davis, … Read More

50 Smartest Companies

February 18, 2014By tnguyenMedia Coverage, News No Comments

It might sound difficult to define what makes a smart company, but you know one when you see it. When such a company commercializes a truly innovative technology, things happen: leadership in a market is bolstered or thrown up for grabs. Competitors have to refine or rethink their strategies. This is what the editors of … Read More

NEWEST Rice Marks Latest Milestone

April 23, 2013By tnguyenMedia Coverage, News No Comments

“Today, we have new tools and approaches that enable us to achieve progress that was simply unimaginable in the past: the eradication of extreme poverty and its most devastating corollaries, including widespread hunger and preventable child death.” – USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah One such tool is genetic engineering. To help leverage this and other advanced … Read More

Researchers find lettuce gene key to hot-weather germination

March 29, 2013By tnguyenMedia Coverage, News No Comments

A group of researchers have identified a gene and the related enzyme responsible for halting lettuce germination during hot weather. The discovery could lead to year-round lettuce production, according to a news release. The study included researchers from the University of California, Davis, Arcadia Biosciences and Archarya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University in India. Read full … Read More