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Iran Plans Tech Center for GM Crops

Iran Plans Tech Center for GM Crops Planned Iran Plans Tech Center for GM Crops Planned

A technology center for genetically modified crops will be jointly established by the Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII) and the Vice Presidential Office for Science and Technology in the near future.
Head of ABRII Nayer Azam Khoshkholgh-Sima told Mehr News Agency the center will help develop new research projects and widen the range of studies in the growing GM sector.
It will house special equipment for advanced technological research on GM crops. 
Genetically modified crops (GM crops or biotech crops) are plants used in agriculture, the DNA of which has been modified using genetic engineering methods. 


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