All U.S. rice is GMO free. However the use of non-GMO DNA marker technologies has greatly improved the rice breeding process in recent years. Are these scientific breakthroughs making things easier for researchers? Are we on the path to The. Perfect. Variety? Leaders in the field from RiceTec and LSU join the podcast to talk about the technology and how they utilize it to look for specific traits in both pureline and hybrid varieties and what the future holds.
- Brijesh Angira, Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture, Louisiana State University
- Roberto Fritsche-Neto, Assistant Professor of Quantitative Genetics, Louisiana State University
- Dr. Adam Famoso, Associate Professor, Louisiana State University
- Joshua Cobb, Director of Global Breeding Transformation, RiceTec Inc.