Nigerian Farmers Gear Up For GM Potatoes As Research Nears Conclusion

The genetically modified (GM) potato project, presently underway in Nigeria, has completed its first-year multi-locational confined trial in three different areas, showcasing remarkable yield advantages of the biotech potatoes over conventional varieties grown in the...

Changing consumer attitudes with late-blight-resistant GM potatoes

A new study finds that consumers who have seen genetically modified (GM) potatoes growing in a field and heard about their advantages for farmers and the environment adopt a more favorable view of GM crops in general. Pests and diseases have been a scourge to...