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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Terminator technology: Concerns and relevance to seed industry

Author(s):
Audil Gull, AA Lone, MA Bhat, PA Sofi, MA Wani, ZA Dar, Sanjay Kumar, SA Nagoo, Suhail Fayaz, Azra Khan, Sami Jan, Wajid Ashraf, Liyaqat Ayoub, Fazil Fayaz Wani, M Salim Mir, Tauseef A Bhat, Aasif Muhammad and Nasir Bashir Naikoo
Abstract:
Transgenic in agriculture is considered as beneficial tool to agriculture. Terminator technology on one hand has been economic for private sector but for farmers end it proved to be fatal. Terminator technology or GURTs are mechanism that restrict the unauthorized use of genetic material by making plants sterile (variety-specific V-GURT) or by hampering the expression of a trait (trait-specific T-GURT) in a genetically modified (GM) plant. In this study the different approaches/mechanisms of GURTs have been emphasized and how the GURTs are related to seed industry and how it affects the same.
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How to cite this article:
Audil Gull, AA Lone, MA Bhat, PA Sofi, MA Wani, ZA Dar, Sanjay Kumar, SA Nagoo, Suhail Fayaz, Azra Khan, Sami Jan, Wajid Ashraf, Liyaqat Ayoub, Fazil Fayaz Wani, M Salim Mir, Tauseef A Bhat, Aasif Muhammad and Nasir Bashir Naikoo. Terminator technology: Concerns and relevance to seed industry. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 1444-1450.

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