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Genome editing boosts crops' resistance to heat, floods, salinity, drought, and extreme cold.
FREMONT, CA: Genome editing can help boost a wide variety of crops that can resist heat, floods, salinity, drought, and extreme cold. Increasing yields while using low fertilizer, water, and nitrogen. Food waste reduction. Customers appreciate mushrooms, apples, and potatoes for their non-browning properties.
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The following is the list of benefits of agricultural genome editing:
1. The low cost creates technology and ideas available to researchers in non-profit organizations, small businesses, and public institutions.
2. Precision breeding allows the exclusion of not-needed DNA through a speed breeding procedure.
3. limiting off-target mutations using site-specific editing approaches decrease the chance of adverse effects.
4. Reduced time required for breeding programs beacuse of decreased number of required plant generations.
5. Insect and pathogen stress tolerance helps plants to grow without pesticides. For instance, apples are resistant to fire blight; cassava is resistant to brown streak disease andmosaic virus, oranges are resistant to citrus greening disease, and potatoes are resistant to late blight.
6. Due to herbicide tolerance, farmers have advantages from more effective weed control for canola, rice, and flax.
7. Genome editing improves crops' resistance to heat, floods, salinity, extreme cold, and drought.
8. Increasing yields while implementing little fertilizer, water, and nitrogen.
9. Food waste reduction—customers appreciate mushrooms, apples, and potatoes for their non-browning characteristics.
10. Customers benefit from improved nutritional characteristics, like decreased acrylamide levels in potatoes, increased fiber levels in wheat, oleic oil content in soybeans, and better starch quality in corn.
11. Geographically focused research allows local scientists and research institutes to handle localized difficulties and challenges rather than huge corporations with global applications of singular qualities.
12. More feasible/affordable/immediate options are needed for critical animal research.
13. When vaccinations and selection have gone wrong, disease resistance by genome editing can affect safe animals from diseases such as RRS, BSE, or African swine fever.
14. More effective muscle development and body growth in animals result in increased financial benefits for producers.
15. Offspring selection eliminates the need to slaughter inefficient farm animals.
16. Improved conditions for animal welfare, including the development of hornless cows and reducing porcine heat loss.
17. Animals that have been genetically adjusted to effectively host human organ transplants (addressing the shortage of human tissues and organs).
18. Chances of decreasing antibiotic use in livestock while maintaining animal health
19. Decline in the registration of genetically modified (GM) plants, owing to the comparable costs and time required to comply with laws.
20. To meet society's demand, increasing yield for consistent food production while safeguarding the environment and reacting to climate change issues.