Scientists create open source plant seeds to battle corporate shop of horrors

Posted by jimlynch on Apr 25, 2014 2:09 AM EDT
ITworld; By Jim Lynch
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In today's open source roundup: Plant seeds to open source for farmers, gardeners and plant breeders. Plus: The Linux Foundation launches the Core Infrastructure Initiative, and why Linux is a great replacement for Windows XP.

The open source software development model has proven itself time and time again over the years. Now some scientists have actually taken that model and used it to create seeds for crops for the benefit of everyone. Yes, they have created the first open source seeds to be used in providing plants for food.

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