Posts made in April, 2015

Call for application: Human Resource Development Program in Biotechnology for year 2015

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Activities, News | 0 comments

            The National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC) invites research scientists from developing countries in ASEAN to participate in the Human Resource Development Program in Biotechnology for year 2015. The Program aims to build up R&D capability for developing countries as well as fostering research network among countries in this region. The Program places importance on improving research skill, thus it is designed to be an...

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Tomato breeding lines resistant to dreaded virus developed through biotechnology

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Activities, News | 0 comments

              7 April 2014   Lines of popular local tomato varieties with resistance to Tomato Leaf Curl Virus (ToLCV)-Laguna isolate hold promise for reviving tomato’s robust production. Tomato was the leading vegetable crop in the country in terms of area planted until 1990. The peak of decline in the area of production in 1997 was primarily due to pests and diseases as well as unfavorable climatic conditions especially during off-season months. Virus...

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Upgrading of laboratory facilities for agricultural biotechnology education

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Activities, News | 0 comments

            BSABT students weighing agarose for gel electrophoresis   7 April 2015 Developing a cadre of well-trained and highly productive agricultural scientists for sustainable agricultural development The growing importance of Agricultural Biotechnology as a field of discipline is driven by the need of the country for experts in the application of biotechnology to improve agricultural production and maintain quality agro-environment. Based on the review...

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