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Transgenes in plant, but not in pollen

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SOURCE: Weekly newspaper for Wageningen UR, The Netherlands
http://www.wb-online.nl/krant/article.php?id=3005
DATE: 22 Jun 2006

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Directed microspore-specific recombination of transgenic alleles to prevent
pollen-mediated transmission of transgenes

Plant Biotechnology Journal - Volume 4 Page 445 - July 2006
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1467-7652.2006.00194.x

"The research was supported by a personal OECD Biosafety fellowship (L.M.)

Canada won't allow testing of suicide seeds yet

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SOURCE: Canadian Press, by Dennis Bueckert
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Science/2006/04/10/1528760-cp.html
DATE: 10 Apr 2006

OTTAWA (CP) - Suicide seeds, which are genetically altered to produce
sterile plants, won't be planted in Canadian fields any time soon.

Giuliano Tolusso, senior policy analyst at Agriculture Canada, says
Canada will respect a moratorium on field testing of Genetic Use
Restriction Technology (GURT), which was reaffirmed at a conference in
Curitiba, Brazil last month. Canada will allow research on the seeds but

Churches oppose 'terminator' seed technology

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Churches oppose 'terminator' seed technology
A major church organization has said it opposes genetically modified seeds.

Monday, May 15, 2006 by Spero News

A major church organization has said it opposes genetically modified seeds, and placed a call for other churches to follow suit.

The general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, called upon churches and ecumenical partners to take action to stop "terminator technology".

Zambia condemns seed terminator technology

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Zambia condemns seed terminator technology

SOURCE: The Times, Zambia, by Bruce Chooma
http://www.times.co.zm/news/viewnews.cgi?category=7&id=1146504058
DATE: 1 May 2006

IN most cultures and for most people, seeds are synonymous with life,
fertility and growth. The seed is the key element that guarantees food
security from one generation to the other.

It is therefore important that the process of producing and storing seed

TAKE ACTION TO STOP TERMINATOR SEEDS DEMANDS WCC GENERAL SECRETARY

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TAKE ACTION TO STOP TERMINATOR SEEDS DEMANDS WCC GENERAL SECRETARY

SOURCE: World Council of Churches - News Release
DATE: 15 May 2006

Stop 'terminator seeds' Kobia demands
TAKE ACTION TO STOP TERMINATOR SEEDS DEMANDS WCC GENERAL SECRETARY

The general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), Rev. Dr
Samuel Kobia, called upon churches and ecumenical partners to take

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