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Apr 4, 2012

China - Scientists Develop High-End Long Fiber GM Cotton in Effort to Reduce Imports

On 4 April 2012 Shanghai Daily announced that China had developed a gene-modified (GM) cotton variety that had long fibers.  This is the type of high-end cotton that China has been importing and this discovery may reduce the need for these imports.  The long fiber GM cotton was developed by researchers at Fudan University with support from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS).  

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