Kenya will soon market GM baby’s breath flowers

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BY SYAHMI IEKHSAN

KENYA’S baby’s breath, a widely used adornment within bridal bouquets could potentially become Kenya’s first commercially cultivated genetically modified (GM) flower.

In an article by Quartz Africa titled Colouring the Future, recently an Israeli company, Imaginature had submitted an application that is currently being reviewed by the Kenyan Biosafety Authority to further produce and cultivate the Baby’s Breath also known as Gypsophilia flower for commercial use.