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Raspberry

Lexikon Nutzpflanzen

 

 
Research  Viral resistance, maturation deferment
Field trial EU 1
USA 12
Approvals None
Perspective A commercial use of GM raspberries is not to be expected in the long run.

 

Cultivation

The raspberry is a plant of the northern hemisphere. As crop it is mainly cultivated in Russia, East and West Europe, the USA, and Canada. In 2005, the produced amount was about half a ton world wide.

 

Utilisation

Because of their high vitamin content, the fruit is often consumed raw or processed into

 

Gene technology: aims of research and development

Agronomic traits

Disease resistance

Plant development

 

Field trials with GM raspberries

EU
Total number of proposals 1
Countries Italy
Period 2000-2004
Trait maturation deferment
World wide
USA 12
Period 1995-2003

 


An EU Research Project

What are the risks of growing GM crops?

What are the benefits?

Numerous studies have addressed the potential impacts of genetically modified (GM) plants. Yet the existing evidence on the effects of GM plants is often contradictory and the quality of scientific research varies widely.

Therefore, the GRACE project will establish new tools for assessing the quality of existing studies and will conduct comprehensive reviews to identify health, environmental and socio-economic impacts of GM plants.

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