Is this what we will see as part of future rose breeding?

See:

http://www.springerlink.com/content/er5w2847483544t7/

Link: www.springerlink.com/content/er5w2847483544t7/

Maybe–but some of the outcomes are not desirable–reduced growth could result in reduced flowering; and reduced rooting ability might make the newly-fashionable own-rooting of plants less profitable.

Peter