Biotech Updates

Plant Biotechnology in Africa Conference

April 24, 2009

The Association of Applied Biologists is organizing an International Conference that will bring together scientists from Africa, Europe and the USA to examine how new advances in plant science research and developing technologies can be used to benefit African agriculture. With the theme, Agriculture: Africa's "Engine for Growth" - Plant science and biotechnology hold the key, the conference is scheduled to take place at Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, UK on 12-14 October 2009. Recent advances in plant science research and current views on innovations required for the development of agriculture in Africa, as well as papers by invited speakers, will be presented at the conference.

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