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Bioengineering Cassava

February 23, 2009, 9:29 am
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On SciDev.Net on 19 February 2009, Aisling Irwin reports that 'Super cassava' is to enter field trials. Cassava is an important staple food in many developing countries. An ambitious attempt to bioengineer cassava into a "complete meal" took a step forward last week with the approval of field trials for the plant by Nigeria's National Biosafety Committee.


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Advisor, S. (2009). Bioengineering Cassava. Retrieved from http://www.trunity.net/Agadir_Conference_2009/view/news/51cbeacd7896bb431f685d6e

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