Latest 'golden rice' gets go-ahead for trials

 作者:綦毋蹭虎     |      日期:2019-03-02 08:12:01
THE latest version of “golden rice”, genetically engineered to provide extra vitamin A, has got the go-ahead for trial plantings in India and the Philippines. Strains produced by crosses with local varieties should be in the ground later this year. “It’s finally moving,” says Jorge Mayer, project manager at the University of Freiburg in Germany. Supporters say golden rice will help combat vitamin A deficiency,