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Record number 549210
Title Ernst van den Ende : ‘The GMO directive needs to be amended’
Author(s) Ende, Ernst van den
Source Ernst van den Ende : ‘The GMO directive needs to be amended’, Wageningen World no. 1 2019, 2019-03-11, A. van 't Hoog, http://edepot.wur.nl/472607
Department(s) Directie
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2019
About Plant breeding using CRISPR-Cas constitutes genetic modification, according to a decision by Europe’s highest court last summer. The decision was met with disbelief by biotechnology experts and plant breeders. Ernst van den Ende, director of Wageningen’s Plant Sciences Group, on the consequences and possible solutions: ‘The European directive is no longer appropriate for modern-day technology.’
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