Friday, October 4, 2013

How a Total Accident Saved the French Wine Industry

Source: http://gizmodo.com/how-a-total-accident-saved-the-french-wine-industry-1411793066

How a Total Accident Saved the French Wine Industry

Amy Harmon's excellent, recent article in the New York Times describes how the Florida orange juice industry may soon be wiped-out because of a new bacterial disease spread by an introduced insect. It looks like there could be a technology-fix for the problem using genetic engineering. The question is whether the growers will get to apply that solution.

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