Posts made in February, 2015

Philippines Ranks 12th Among Top Biotech Planting Countries in 2014

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015 in Activities, News | 0 comments

              27-February-2015 SEARCA BIC Media Release Around 415,000 small and resource-poor Filipino farmers planted an estimated 831,000 hectares of biotech corn in 2014, reported the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) in their latest annual report on the global status of commercialized biotech crops launched in the Philippines on 27 February 2015 at InterContinental Manila Hotel, Makati City during the Media...

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NAST-Biotech IEC video: Biotech Trip

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Activities, News | 0 comments

              Produced by: NAST Biotech IEC Project Funded by: Department of Science and Technology (c) 2014      

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NAST-Biotech IEC video: Biotech for Every Juan and Baby

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Activities, News | 0 comments

              Produced by: NAST Biotech IEC Project Funded by: Department of Science and Technology (c) 2014

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Biotechnology breakthroughs presented

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Activities, News | 0 comments

            Dr. Elizur during her presentation   By Development Communication Section Professor Abigail Elizur, professor of aquaculture biotechnology and director of genecology research center of University Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, presented a seminar on “Biotechnology applications in marine aquaculture” on 20 January at AQD’s Tigbauan Main Station. Dr. Elizur discussed four major biotechnology applications such as (1) manipulation of finfish...

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Revealing the workings of a master switch for plant growth

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Activities, News | 0 comments

            Chemical biology screening studies led to an understanding of the signaling pathway, using mutant Arabidopsis seeds missing Brz. Adding Brz caused negative regulation and suppressed growth in the same fashion as dark conditions for normal wild seeds.   February 7, 2015 In a discovery that could pave the way to higher crop and biomass productivity, scientists from RIKEN in Japan, along with colleagues from the University of Tokyo, have shed new...

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