Genome research from Mars will boost yields

06/10/2013 | ConfectioneryNews.com (France)

After Mars released genetic markers for commonly grown cocoa, some worried that the discovery will lead to gene splicing and malformed crops. But Mars plans to use only traditional breeding methods to boost yields using the new information. "[T]here is no genetic manipulation of the cocoa genome taking place by the researchers at Mars," said Juan Carlos Motamayor, Mars program manager on genomics and genetics.

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