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Peanut Genome Initiative - Phase II Research Plan (2019-2022)

Therefore, given the importance of exports to U.S. peanut growers, shellers and manufacturers, we will not invest in gene editing research that would result in what the EU would consider a GMO peanut. However, we would consider supporting research where gene editing is used only as a research tool that helps us understand how genes work. Get the complete plan.