Do you ask yourself why before you introduce or phase-out varieties? Do you believe the answer to the why carries powerful information leading the way in answering other questions? At Agri Information Partners we believe it does. Why we do believe so?
Breeders are thinking forward. They want to know where the market demand is going. At the same time, breeders are trying to influence this movement themselves by creating innovations that have a head start on their competitors. In rare cases, their innovations response to market demands that are not even there yet.
Is it responsible to keep up with legislation from seventeen years ago in such an evolving world with such evolving techniques?
Plant pathogenic fungi in the Fusarium genus cause severe damage to crops, resulting in great financial losses and health hazards. Specialized metabolites synthesized by these fungi are known to play key roles in the infection process, and to provide survival advantages inside and outside the host. However, systematic studies of the evolution of specialized metabolite-coding potential across Fusarium have been scarce.
Plant breeding is not new at all. Since people started to cultivate their own crops, around 10 thousand years ago, they also started to select the seeds of the plants that fits their needs the best.
Let’s get back to the year 2003. Do you remember those days? We were all working on our desktops with Windows XP. When it comes down to communication, we were all busy with our newest flip phone and Bluetooth was a novelty.