Singapore Seed Industry News

Singapore Seed Industry News 2020

This page features a compilation and selection of Singapore seed industry news briefs, summaries and leads, with an emphasis on events that impact or affect provinces, regions, counties, cities and locales in Singapore

The news covers trends and events regarding seed regulation, testing, legislation, phytosanitary issues, intellectual property rights, biotechnology (genomics, gene-editing) plant breeding, agronomy and cropping, with original sources linked.

This page will be updated throughout the year, with most recent briefs listed first.

AUGUST 2020

Cotton seeds for the elderly during gap year

Three 19-year old college kids during their gap year, decided to join forces to procure cotton seeds for elderly people According to this article in the Straits Times  the students wanting to do something positive during their gap year decided that cotton plant seed kits for seniors were ideal because the plants grew fast and easily.