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Responsible governance of gene editing in agriculture and the environment

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Fig. 1: Six principles for governance of gene-edited products in agriculture and the environment.


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We appreciate comments on the draft principles provided by B. Dass, J. Delborne, S. Eskin, S. James, N. Jordan, T. Kuiken, K. Redford, S. Scherr, and K. H. Tountas. We thank the Grantham Foundation for support to J. Shapiro of Keystone Policy Center for facilitating our dialog and thank our respective organizations for support of this work.

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Conceptualization: G.J., M.D., D.R.G., A.G., T.G. and M.H. Writing—original draft: D.R.G. Writing—review and editing: G.J., M.D., A.G., T.G., M.H. and D.R.G.

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Gordon, D.R., Jaffe, G., Doane, M. et al. Responsible governance of gene editing in agriculture and the environment. Nat Biotechnol 39, 1055–1057 (2021).

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