Poll: What problem should gene editing fix first?

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Canada has finally decided on how crop varieties developed with gene-editing technology will be handled in the registration and approval process.

Announced last week, crops developed using the technique will not be considered a GMO or “novel” and therefore will have a more streamlined path to approval.

Now that plant breeders and seed companies know what to expect, it will take some time to see the first gene-edited lines hitting farmers’ fields, but we want to know — what do you hope is the first new trait offered through gene-editing?

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