Publications: Articles and Reviews


Obi Chinedu, Edouard Sanou, Juan Tur-Cardona, Fabio Bartolini, Godelieve Gheysen, Stijn Speelman. (2018). Farmers’ valuation of transgenic biofortified sorghum for nutritional improvement in Burkina Faso: A latent class approach. Food Policy

Rüdelsheim Patrick, Dumont, Philippe, Freyssinet Georges, Pertry Ine and Heijde Marc. (2018). Off-Patent transgenic events: challenges and opportunities for new actors and markets in agriculture. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology 6:71.

Lokko Yvonne, Heijde Marc, Schebesta Karl, Scholtès Philippe, Van Montagu Marc and Giacca Mauro. (2018). Biotechnology and the bioeconomy – Towards inclusive and sustainable industrial development. New Biotechnology 40: 5-10.


De Buck Sylvie, De Oliveira Dulce and Van Montagu Marc. (2016).Key innovations in plant biotechnology and applications in agriculture, industrial processes, and healthcare. In Innovative farming and forestry across the emerging world: the role of genetically modified crops and trees. p 13-33.

Van Montagu Marc (2016). GM crops: not the science but the regulatory policy is the problem. XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: sustaining lives, livelihoods and landscapes (IHC2014); III International Genetically Modified Organisms in Horticulture symposium: Past, present and future. In Acta Horticulturae 1124: p 1-10

Blancke Stefaan, Van Breusegem Frank, De Jaeger Geert, Braeckman Johan and Van Montagu Marc. (2016). The need to understand GMO opposition: reply to Couée. Trends in Plant Science 21(2): 92.

Prentice Katterinne, Christiaens Olivier, Pertry Ine, Bailey Ana, Niblett Chuck, Ghislain Marc, Gheysen Godelieve and Smagghe Guy. (2016). RNAi-based gene silencing through dsRNA injection or ingestion against the African sweet potato weevil Cylas puncticollis (Coleoptera: Brentidae). Pest Management Science 73(1): 44-52.


Tyna Kyndt, Dora Quispe, Hong Zhai, Robert Jart, Marc Ghislain, Qingchang Liu, Godelieve Gheysen, and Jan F. Kreuze (2015). The genome of cultivated sweet potato contains Agrobacterium T-DNA’s with expressed genes: an example of a naturally transgenic food crop. PNAS May 5, 2015 112 (18) 5844-5849

Brookes Graham, Chen Xiao-Ya, Chrispeels Maarten J, Delmer Deborah P, Dubock Adrian, Herrera-Estralla Luis, Goodman Richard E, Newell-McGloughlin Martina, Van Montagu Marc, Nepomuceno Alexandra Lima et al. (2015). Communication of the international GMO workshop. Science Bulletin 60(2): 283-285.

Van Montagu Marc (2015). Interview with Marc Van Montagu. Trends in Plant Science 20(6): 325-327.

Blancke Stefaan, Van Breusegem Frank, De Jaeger Geert, Braeckman Johan and Van Montagu Marc. (2015). Fatal attraction: the intuitive appeal of GMO opposition. Trends in Plant Science 20(7): 414-418.

Gupta Pushpendra Kumar, Choudhary Bhagirath and Gheysen Godelieve. (2015). Removing Bt eggplant from the face of Indian regulators. Nature Biotechnology 33: 904-907.

De Oliveira Dulce and Van Montagu Marc. (2015). Apologies to the planet: can we restore the damage? In Principles of plant-microbe interactions: microbes for sustainable agriculture. p 135-144.

Prentice Katterinne, Pertry Ine, Christiaens Olivier, Bauters Lander, Bailey Ana, Niblett Chuck, Ghislain Marc, Gheysen Godelieve and Smagghe Guy. (2015). Transcriptome analysis and systemic RNAi response in the African sweetpotato weevil (Cylas puncticollis, Coleoptera, Brentidae). Plos One 10(1): e0115336.


Pertry Ine, Nothegger Clemens, Sweet Jeremy, Kuiper Harry, Davies Howard, Iserentant Dirk, Hull Roger, Mezzetti Bruno, Messens Kathy, De Loose Marc, De Oliveira Dulce, Burssens Sylvia, Gheysen Godelieve and Tzotzos George. (2014). DTREEv2, a computer-based support system for the risk assesment of genetically modified plants. New Biotechnology 31(2): 166-171.

Choudhary Bhagirath, Gheysen Godelieve, Buysse Jeroen, van der Meer Piet and Burssens Sylvia. (2014). Regulatory options for genetically modified crops in India. Plant Biotechnology Journal 12(2): 135-146.


Van Montagu Marc and Zambryski Patricia. (2013). Agrobacterium and Ti plasmide. Brenner’s encyclopedia of genetics. Vol 1: 55-57.

Angenon Geert, Van Lijsebettens Mieke and Van Montagu Marc; (2013). From the tumor-inducing principle to plant biotechnology and its importance for society. International Journal of Developmental Biology 57(6-8): 453-460.

Burssens Sylvia, Ingelbrecht Ivan, Van Montagu Marc, De Oliveira Dulce and Pertry Ine. (2013). Green biotechnology applications for industrial development: opportunities and challenges for cooperation between the EU and the Mercosur. Mercosur European Union dialogue. p 80-97.