Precise improvements to crops

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Precise improvements to crops

What if tomatoes grew deeper roots, so that they could thrive in dry regions? Would we be able to better feed the increasing global population? The CRISPR-Cas technology that enables such adjustments is much more precise than the typical selective breeding method, and the adjustments are comparable to spontaneous natural changes. But is this technology, for which many significant principles were discovered by Wageningen scientists, actually safe? Who will benefit from it? Where do you see opportunities for its use?