Biotech Updates

Interdrought III Conference in China

September 18, 2009

The 3rd International Conference on Integrated Approaches to Improve Crop Production under Drought-Prone Environment will be held in Shanghai, China on October 11-16, 2009. This conference aims to serve as a platform for presenting and debating key issues and strategies relevant for increasing the yield and stability of crops under drought conditions by genetic and crop management approaches. Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences(SAAS) and Shanghai Agrobiological Gene Center(SAGC) are organizing the event. It will cover topics on diverse approaches to crop improvement under water-limited conditions, mechanism of crop resistance to drought, future challenges and opportunities in drought research.

For more information, visit For registration details go to