Traits and techniques: How the search for genetic improvements is accelerating thanks to new tools

In conversation with geneticist and plant breeder Curtis Pozniak

What’s changed in plant breeding over the last 20 years?

How does DNA testing of plants save scientists and farmers time and money?

What are the powers and limits of CRISPR in plant gene editing?

Will gene editing replace traditional plant breeding?

How is climate change impacting plant breeding?

What roles do wild relatives play in developing new strains?

How does artificial intelligence and machine learning impact plant breeding?

Contributor: Karen Briere