The recording for the webinar recently hosted by the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA), Biotech & Barley, is now available for viewing. This webinar covered an overview of the history of plant breeding through today, including the latest advancements in gene editing. Dr. Jason Walling, research geneticist at the USDA-ARS Cereal Crops Research Unit and director of the Barley Malt Quality Lab, provided specific case studies on how these technologies are being applied in barley and other cereal crops. Dr. Fan-Li Chou, vice president for scientific affairs and policy at the American Seed Trade Association, dove a bit deeper into the regulatory frameworks that overlay these technologies, both domestically and internationally. The webinar concluded with a live Q&A session, which is included in the recording.
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