13 July 2011 17:18 [Source: ICIS news]
The activists destroyed fields for genetically modified potatoes near
Stefan Marcinowski, head of VCI’s biotechnology portfolio, said the activists had wiped out many years of research work. They also threatened security personnel at the sites.
Marcinowski, who is also a member of BASF’s executive board, said
At the same time, Marcinowski called on politicians in
He went on to add that biomass is becoming an important platform for chemical and biotechnological processes to produce chemicals, energy, animal feed and food products, as well as pharmaceuticals.
Rising demand can no longer be met through conventional technologies alone, he concluded.
“We cannot do without modern plant technology and cultivation,” Marcinowski said. “Without the technology,
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