You have done a wonderful job of research, Andrew, and I commend you. And although the goal of replacing synthetic nitrogen is admirable (synthetic replacement was never a good idea and the chickens have come home to roost on that one) I would point out a couple of real concerns. First is the list of those financing this endeavor, which have a highly questionable and spotted record of honorable intentions or results. The second is the go-to approach of the team for a genetic modification approach — just a more sophisticated counterpart to the inadvisable synthetic approach to nitrogen. Having met and spoken with one of the early developers of GMOs (when it was sincerely thought they could solve the world’s food supply problems)and hearing the real truth and data that is suppressed, I am sorry to hear that an admirable goal is relying on a toxic and unpredictable technology that has the potential to devastate far more, and permanently, than the problem it is intended to fix. just some food for thought…

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