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Whatever happened to GM wheat?

Agribusiness is taking another run at transgenic wheat after shelving its programs five years ago because of concerns from farmers, trade organizations and even state governments about market acceptance. Will there be a market this time? Jeffrey Fox investigates.

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Fox, J. Whatever happened to GM wheat?. Nat Biotechnol 27, 974–976 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt1109-974

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