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March 11th, 2010

ASA delegates set policy direction

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Delegates also added support for the science of nanotechnology to ASA's resolutions. Nanotechnology, which is the study of the controlling of matter on an atomic and molecular scale, could help develop drought and pest resistant crops, and also maximize yield.

ASA strongly supports biotechnology and nanotechnology and believes the development of biotechnology-enhanced and nanotechnology crop varieties and products will benefit farmers, consumers and the environment. ASA believes biotechnology and nanotechnology are key tools that will help meet growing world food, health and energy needs. Production-oriented research should be pursued in both these areas.

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