3 ways feed and grain industry can benefit from CRISPR

Editing the genome of commodity crops addresses some the industry’s biggest challenges, like sustainability, grain quality and traceability.

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CRISPR-Cas9 (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats), commonly referred to simply as CRISPR, could hold the keys to improving global food security and the sustainability of crop production. CRISPR gene editing can modify the DNA of any organism by targeting a specific area of genetic code at a precise location to express certain desirable traits — or suppress undesirable ones.

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