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November 24, 2017
Agriculture

81 – Potatoes; Past, Present and Future

May 7, 2017 0

In the industrialized world the potato is defined as one of a few varieties of tuber crops. ┬áBut there is tremendous diversity available to be exploited, and potato breeders are folding that into modern germplasm […]

Agriculture

80 – Sweet Potato, Nature’s GMO

April 29, 2017 0

The sweet potato has special seasonal or fast-food application in the industrialized world, but in many parts of the world it is an important part of the daily diet. ┬áThe sweet potato is botanically distinct […]

Agriculture

007 Stopping Avian Flu Spread; Potato Origins

July 11, 2015 1

This episode of Talking Biotech features stories of genetically engineered chickens that do not spread the avian influenza virus. This year over 45 million birds have died or have been euthanized because of illness from […]