Transgenic beans developed by Embrapa are immune to bean golden mosaic disease

Revista Fapesp – By Maria Guimarães
A new variety of beans, which cannot be distinguished from pinto beans – the most commonly planted variety in Brazil, and a staple food in Brazilian cuisine – has a distinct characteristic: resistance to bean golden mosaic disease, which can destroy entire plantations.

Source: Revista FAPESP, Print Edition 188, October, 2011

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