Gene-editing could be way forward for improved crop, absence of regulatory regime holding back commercial use

Gene-editing could be way forward for improved crop, absence of regulatory regime holding back commercial use

India’s use of technology for crop improvement might be finally catching up after years of neglect with Indian scientists making progress in using gene-editing to develop Vitamin A-rich banana and improved varieties of rice, millets, pulses and tomato even as absence of a regulatory policy prevents their release for commercial use.