Using cisgenics to improve a corn trait takes work The folks at Stine Biotechnology have made it a reality In this graphic we explain the process

Using cisgenics to improve a corn trait takes work. The folks at Stine Biotechnology have made it a reality. In this graphic, we explain the process.

More to biotech than transgenic breeding

Technique that alters targeted plant genetics is new path to improved plants.

The launch of biotech crops in the mid-1990s was the beginning of a new science that is still changing how you farm. And researchers are only at the beginning of their development efforts. Now comes word that there’s a new term  to know — cisgenics — and it offers a new way to alter plants.

“Cisgenic is basically the opposite of transgenic,” says David Thompson, sales and marketing director, Stine Se

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