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Big Data, Big Biology, Big Opportunities - Drovers Magazine


Drovers Magazine
The following commentary does not necessarily reflect the views of AgWeb or Farm Journal. The opinions expressed below are the author's own. In agricultural science today, standing still is the same as moving backwards. Since the mid-1800s, America's ...

Researchers develop novel approach to bridge gap in cell-free systems - News-Medical.net


News-Medical.net
Engineering cellular biology, minus the actual cell, is a growing area of interest in biotechnology and synthetic biology. It's known as cell-free protein synthesis, or CFPS, and it has potential to provide sustainable ways to make chemicals, medicines ...
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EurekAlert (press release)

Improving Crops to Feed Latin America and the Caribbean: First Results of a Regional Project Presented at an IAEA ... - International Atomic Energy Agency


International Atomic Energy Agency
This will include a training course in molecular biology and bioinformatics for the genetic improvement of agricultural crops obtained through induced mutation; and a training course in participatory selection methodologies for crops of regional ...

USDA: Agricultural Biotechnology

Fort Collins - United States

One of three Federal Agencies, along with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), primarily responsible for regulating biotechnology in the USA.

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United States

Information about research on the fumigant used to control insects, nematodes, weeds, and pathogens in more than 100 crops, in forest and ornamental nurseries, and in wood products.

USDA: Biotechnology
United States

USDA supports the safe and appropriate use of science and technology, including biotechnology, to help meet agricultural challenges and consumer needs of the 21st century. USDA plays a key role in assuring that products produced using biotechnology are safe to be grown and used in the United States. Once these products enter commerce, USDA supports bringing these and other products to the worldwide marketplace.

Agricultural Biotechnology Council
United Kingdom

Umbrella group for the agricultural biotechnology industry in the UK which promotes the role of biotechnology in sustainable agriculture and acts as a source of information about agricultural biotechnology.

National Agricultural Biotechnology Council
United States

Not-for-profit consortium of agricultural research and teaching governmental agencies, institutions, universities in the USA. Sponsors meetings and forums to discuss issues, including the environment. Includes goals and contacts in Ithaca, New York.

United States

Supports the development of expertise in Africa, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and the Philippines in the areas of research, policy development, licensing, and outreach, to help reduce poverty and hunger through agricultural biotechnology.

The Ecological Impacts of Agricultural Biotechnology
United States

Biotechnology may someday be considered a safe agricultural tool but studies suggest it may have harmful ecological consequences, such as: spreading genetically-engineered genes to indigenous plants increasing toxicity, which may move through the food chain disrupting nature’s system of pest control creating new weeds or virus strains

The Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute
South Africa

FABI is a group of post-graduate research teams working in the general field of forest and agricultural pathology and biotechnology with a strong focus on fungi. University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute [FABI]
South Africa

FABI was established in 1997, based on a recognition that the future of Forestry and Agriculture in South Africa will depend strongly on the incorporation of new technologies into these industries. Opportunities for Forestry and Agriculture that have emerged in recent times from the application of biotechnology and bioinformatics are immense, and almost beyond imagination. Currently, forestry and food crops containing novel genes are already bein

USDA PLANTS Database
United States

Plant names, photos, fact sheets, and information on culturally significant plants, noxious and invasive plants, and threatened and endangered plants, with links to thousands of plant-related sites and software tools.

Nutria - USDA Factsheet
United States

Description, identification, behavior, damage to the environment, and efforts to manage Myocastor coypus in the United States. [PDF]