Research and analysis

ACRE advice: increasing photosynthetic efficiency in wheat trial

The Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment's advice on growing genetically modified wheat for research into photosynthesis efficiency.



This document is the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment (ACRE’s) advice to government in considering a request from Rothamsted Research for a trial of genetically modified (GM) wheat. This research is looking at the impact of the genetic modification in field conditions.

The committee concluded that all appropriate measures have been taken to avoid adverse effects to human health and the environment from the proposed trial.

Published 2 February 2017