Crop Biotech Update

World Soybean Research Conference VIII

March 27, 2009

The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Crop Science Society of China  will host the World Soybean Research Conference VIII (WSRC VIII) on August 10-15, 2009 in Beijing, China. With the theme of "Developing a Global Soy Blueprint for a Safe, Secure, and Sustainable Supply",  topics during the WSRC VIII  include:  Germplasm, Genetics and Breeding, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Physiology and Crop Management, Crop Protection, Soybean Storage and Processing, Soybean Products and Use, and Global Demand / Trade / Strategy. The congress is now calling for papers.

Visit to access the detailed information for WSRC VIII. Instructions for paper presentations are at