Gene editing ‘would allow us to create hardier farm breeds’

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Leading UK researchers, vets and farmers have urged ministers to free livestock science of unnecessary legal curbs as the country prepares, post-Brexit, to ease gene-editing rules. Such a move would allow the creation of new breeds of animals resistant to disease, heat and drought, they argue.

 

Gene editing ‘would allow us to create hardier farm breeds’ | Gene editing | The Guardian

Period26 Sep 2021

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  • TitleGene editing ‘would allow us to create hardier farm breeds
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Guardian
    Media typePrint
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date26/09/21
    DescriptionLeading UK researchers, vets and farmers have urged ministers to free livestock science of unnecessary legal curbs as the country prepares, post-Brexit, to ease gene-editing rules. Such a move would allow the creation of new breeds of animals resistant to disease, heat and drought, they argue.
    PersonsBruce Whitelaw