Crop Biotech Update

ISAAA Releases New Pocket K on Marine Biotechnology

October 26, 2016

Life started in the sea. The earth's surface is mostly ocean, which has the most ancient and most diverse forms of life. Thus, the marine environment is the treasure throve of biological and chemical diversity among all types of ecosystems. It has a wide variety of living organisms, from bacteria to eukaryotes, as well as unique chemical compounds which are of great importance to medicine, nutrition, cosmetics, agriculture, and other industries. Biotechnological applications can be used to harness the potential of the marine environment for human benefit and fundamental biological progress.


Know more about marine biotechnology in the latest Pocket K released by ISAAA. Get a copy for free from the ISAAA website. Pocket Ks are Pockets of Knowledge, packaged information about crop biotechnology products and related issues. It is developed by the Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology to deliver key agri-biotech information in easy-to-understand style and downloadable as PDF for easy sharing and distribution.