Seeds http://kcur.org en How Secure Is The Fort Knox Of Seeds? http://kcur.org/post/how-secure-fort-knox-seeds <p>When unapproved genetically modified wheat was found growing in Oregon earlier this year, it didn’t take long for accusations about how it ended up there to start flying.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/28/monsanto-wheat-idUSL2N0F11KI20130628">A flurry of initial finger-pointing</a>&nbsp;cast potential blame on a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_23561024">federal seed vault in Fort Collins, Colo.</a>, which housed the same strain of wheat, developed by Monsanto Corp., for about seven years up until late 2011.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:42:36 +0000 Luke Runyon 41292 at http://kcur.org How Secure Is The Fort Knox Of Seeds? Science Of The Seed: A Joint Broadcast With IPR http://kcur.org/post/science-seed-joint-broadcast-ipr <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">People have been cross-breeding plants for thousands of years, manipulating traits in agricultural crops from generation to generation. When scientists discovered that they could actually modify the genes of these plants in a laboratory, the landscape of agriculture changed dramatically -- and fast.</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 22:30:54 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton 32294 at http://kcur.org Science Of The Seed: A Joint Broadcast With IPR